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“Pepper’s Ghost” Haunts the Hopkins Black Box October 24-28

The Hopkins Black Box theatre at LSU presents “Pepper’s Ghost,” a performance that reaches back into history to re-create a “phantasmagoria.”

Red Ribbon week teaches local kids to say no to drugs, alcohol

Students at Park Elementary are learning to say no to drugs and alcohol. It's all part of Red Ribbon week at the school.

Unnecessary roughness: Halftime rant prompts investigation from youth sports league

Many would say they expect a football coach to be tough on his players. However, an investigation has been launched against two coaches because some say their behavior went too far.

Car auction set to be built near East Baton Rouge Metro Airport

The Baton Rouge Airport is clearing out twenty acres of land on the north end of the airport. That land will be used to auction off up to 600 used cars a week and as many as 35,000 a year.

Report cards released: Record number of Louisiana Schools earn an 'A'

A record number of schools in Louisiana earned an A this year, according to school report cards released today by the Louisiana Department of Education. The number of schools earning an A rose from 98 last year to 163 this year.

Early voting for November election in Louisiana

Early voting for the November election starts tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 23, across the state.

East Baton Rouge Parish School System Superintendent responds to C letter grade

The Capital City schools earned a letter grade boost. East Baton Rouge Parish School System went up from a D score last year to a C score this year, according to the Louisiana Department of Education.

EBR parents not satisfied with systemwide 'C' grade

The East Baton Rouge Parish school system welcomed a rise parish-wide rise in the school system's score Monday, as overall the school system’s grade moved from a 'D' to a 'C'.

80 percent of Louisiana schools see positive growth over past year

Report cards are in for Louisiana school districts and most got a good grade. The Louisiana Department of Education issued grades for schools and districts based off of test scores attendance and in high school graduation rates.

Bars have mixed feelings about $40,000 permit

The saying goes nothing ever good happens after two," says Brian Ott.