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LSU among top 20 schools listed for Best Tailgating Celebrations by Southern Living

In the South, tailgating is a time-honored tradition. From the food and drinks to the style and traditions, nobody does tailgating quite like Southerners.

Lolo Jones starts up 'Hurdles of Hope'

Lolo Jones, the two-time Olympic hurdler and former LSU great, announced this week the start of the Lolo Jones Foundation and its signature program, Hurdles for Hope.

Vitter makes corrupt politician list, support still remains

A Washington DC based watchdog group has named Louisiana Senator David Vitter as one of the 12 most corrupt members of congress.

Unemployed SU grad is confident she'll find a job

Even with an accounting degree from Southern University, Anita Simms knew it was going to be tough to find a job when she graduated. "When i graduated I actually did think it was going to be difficult," says Simms.

Business recovery centers open for Isaac victims

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Last day for Ascension Parish residents to apply for disaster food stamps

Today was the last time people in Ascension Parish could apply for disaster food stamps. More than 1,100 people made it out to the Lamar Dixon Expo Center on Tuesday to apply.

Ponchatoula woman wins $740,380 lottery jackpot

Patsy McKnight of Ponchatoula, the sole winner of the $740,380 Lotto jackpot from the September 8 drawing, claimed her prize at Louisiana Lottery Headquarters Monday.

Central home catches fire in morning blaze

Unattended cooking material was the cause of a house fire in the 3000 block of Pensacola Dr. on Tuesday morning, according to the Central Fire Department.

EBRSO recognizes deputy service with awards ceremony

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office commemorated for the third year in a row those deputies who went above and beyond. Awards were given for years of service, deputy of the year and lifesaving.

Baton Rouge reflects on 9/11

Stop just about anyone on the streets of Baton Rouge Tuesday and mention 9/11, almost all will be able to tell you in vivid detail where they were that day 11 years ago.