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How do you test a live shark? Quickly and carefully, researchers say

Calling all great white sharks in the waters off Cape Cod: Please report to Chatham to be measured and tagged by scientists.

Farah win in 10,000 meters at world championships completes collection

This time there was no denying Mo Farah in the 10,000 meters at the world championships. Two years ago in Daegu, South Korea, Farah was beaten by Ibrahim Jeilan in a dramatic finish.

Raging floodwaters rip through Colorado town, leaving 1 dead, 3 missing

Roads ripped to rubble by floodwaters up to 10 feet deep, rushing up to 30 mph. Shattered homes near others still standing upright. One person dead, three others missing.

SU freshmen set to move in Sunday with help of chancellor

Southern University Freshman are all set to move into their new home away from home at the university of Sunday.

Councilwoman hosts back to school fair for children in district two

In just two days East Baton Rouge parish schools will be in full swing again. But before kids can get to school, they've got to get their supplies.

Obama says backlog reduced in veterans' disability claims

President Barack Obama unveiled initiatives Saturday in education and health for war veterans and highlighted how his administration has reduced by 20% the government's woeful backlog of veterans' disability claims.

Neighbors raise concerns after man is shot while sleeping next to son

The quiet of the small apartment complex on Cottondale Drive was shattered early Saturday morning when 35 year-old Munzer Zidan was shot and killed while sleeping in his bed.

Three Livingston Parish high schools among best in United States

Three Livingston Parish High Schools have been named among the nation’s best public high schools, according to this year’s rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

LSU Tiger Marching Band to host annual Tigerama event on October 29, tickets available

The LSU Tiger Marching Band, Golden Girls and Colorguard have entertained millions of LSU fans as they perform before, during and after football games at Tiger Stadium, as well as other special events locally, nationally and abroad.

Japan debt tops 1 quadrillion yen

Japan's finance ministry has released data showing that the country's debt burden has topped 1 quadrillion yen for the first time.