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Local hospital offering ‘cool’ trade for blood donation

St. Elizabeth hospital is offering something to help you cool down in exchange for some blood.

LSU unveils new logo, aimed at high-end retailers

LSU is trying out a brand new look - there is a new, fancy Tiger logo popping up around Baton Rouge. The university created a special, new, full-body LSU Tiger logo.

East Feliciana Council on Aging is fighting for tax dollars to feed more senior citizens

Budget cuts could cause some senior citizens in East Feliciana parish to go hungry. Now the East Feliciana Parish Council on Aging is fighting for tax dollars so it can continue serving seniors through "Meals on Wheels".

Southeastern students worried about latest round of staff cuts

Teachers at Southeastern University got letters this week, warning them that they could lose their jobs thanks to more budget cuts.

School is back in session: Make smart decisions on the road

School is officially in session, at least in Ascension Parish. That means 20,000 students will be on buses and in cars morning and afternoon heading to and from class. So being extra cautious on the roads is more important than ever.

Lafayette teen dies after fall from balcony at condo in Orange Beach

The 17-year-old from Lafayette who fell from a balcony while vacationing with his family in Alabama died as a result of his injuries, according to reports.

New fire station opens in the Independence Park area

People living in the Independence Park area can now feel safer – the Baton Rouge Fire Department opened a brand new fire station in their neighborhood.

National Safety Council offers back-to-school safety tips

As summer draws to a close, back-to-school season is in full effect, and safety should be a priority for every family as children return to classrooms this fall.

Worker wages: Wendy's vs. Wal-Mart vs. Costco

Can a company make money and also pay its workers well?

Nutritional company expands voluntary recall of diet supplement

A national nutritional company has expanded a recall of supplements due to an undeclared drug ingredient.