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Superintendent White takes a look at schools in the Recovery School District

"Last year I taught kindergarten and I wasn't even teaching in a real classroom, I just had a closet at the front of the school, and I had 25 kindergartners in that room. I had no resources.

Students in Central feel like they're in prison

"It makes me not want to go to school anymore," says Central Intermediate School student Ramey Payne

New healthy website hits Baton Rouge

Families in East Baton Rouge Parish have a new way to stay fit and find health info fast.

Walk-On’s a finalist for ESPN’s Best Sports Bar in North America

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar in New Orleans, renowned for its delicious Louisiana-inspired menu and unique game-day dining experience, has been selected as one of 12 finalists for ESPN Mobile’s Best Sports Bar in North America.

Coroner: Nearly a dozen more murders this year than last year in EBR Parish

The murders continue a disturbing trend in EBR Parish. According to the East Baton Rouge coroner, there have already been 85 this year, including the murder of a pregnant woman on Madison earlier today.

'Hiring Our Heroes' holds job fair for vets

Over 150 veterans were on hand today at the Baton Rouge River Center for a job fair to help those who served our country. More than 50 potential employers set up to help not just the veterans find work, but their spouses as well.

LSU to test emergency text messaging service tomorrow

LSU will conduct a test of the university’s emergency text messaging system on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 9:00 a.m.

Dog left for dead in trash gains first round of treatment

A dog thrown away in a trash bag while he was still alive will get a second chance at life. However, he will need life-long medications that will not come cheap for his future owner.

Mardi Gras World to host fundraising event for injured Tulane football player

Mardi Gras World, in partnership with a number of local businesses and supporters, is planning a fundraising event for injured Tulane University student Devon Walker from 8 p.m. to midnight on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Texas Brine reached top of brine cavern preparing to begin testing

At 8:05 p.m. Saturday evening, the drilling of the Observation Well reached and penetrated plugged brine cavern #3. Drilling continued into the cavern where neither gas pressure nor brine pressure was initially observed.