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Outpatient surgery center to become 'mini-hospital'

Soon there will be a new place for patients to get treatment in the Baton Rouge area. LSU's Outpatient Clinic on Perkins is getting a makeover. The facility is being turned into a small hospital.

A 'Katniss' for New Orleans 'Hunger Games' Spoof

You knew it was coming: A Hunger Games spoof.

Compromise could lead to passage of Sunday alcohol sales law

Compromise may lead to a repealing of East Baton Rouge's blue laws when Metro Council convenes on Wednesday.

People hope job fair will turn their luck around

Life hasn't been easy for 42 year-old Shelton Watson. "I've struggled. I've lost my apartment. I lost my job, had no income, had nowhere to stay," says Watson.

Louisiana kids get a "D" on health report card

Kindergarteners and first graders from Northwestern Middle School in Zachary spent Wednesday morning taking part in the "Body Walk". They learned about different parts of the body and why they needed to eat healthy and exercise.

Working mom gets help from local business to build home

"It's starting to look like a home," said mother of four Kiesha Powell. She will become a first time home owner in December all thanks to a partnership between ExxonMobil Baton Rouge and Habitat for Humanity.

Newly rennovated health clinic opens at Westdale Middle School

Westdale Middle School's Health Center opened over 20 years ago and now after a complete facelift, it has school officials and medical professionals overjoyed.

ATC’s newest member: A synthetic marijuana-detecting K-9

Louisiana Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control (ATC) Commissioner Troy Hebert has announced the establishment of an elite K-9 unit. ATC’s newest member is trained to detect odors associated with synthetic marijuana.

Louisiana voters: What you need to know before you vote on constitutional amendments

In addition to President of the United States, EBR Mayor-President, and other local races, there are nine constitutional amendments you'll have a chance to vote on.

Mayor Kip Holden to help celebrate National Food Day at Glasgow Middle School tomorrow

Wednesday, October 24 is National Food Day, and Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden and the partners from his Healthy Baton Rouge Initiative will join forces with Congressman Bill Cassidy, Glasgow Middle School, the LSU Ag Center, l