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BP ordered to pay $130 million as part of oil spill settlement

 BP was ordered to pay more money today for its involvement in the 2010 Gulf oil spill disaster.

Baton Rouge man arrested for pushing mother, stabbing brother during dispute

A Baton Rouge man is accused of knocking his mother to the ground and stabbing his brother twice during a dispute at the family’s home on Tiger Bend.

Residents say progress made in Port Allen

People living in Port Allen hope the battle over fixing Mayor Deedy Slaughter's salary is starting to wrap up.

Local hospital offering ‘cool’ trade for blood donation

St. Elizabeth hospital is offering something to help you cool down in exchange for some blood.

LSU unveils new logo, aimed at high-end retailers

LSU is trying out a brand new look - there is a new, fancy Tiger logo popping up around Baton Rouge. The university created a special, new, full-body LSU Tiger logo.

Louisiana’s First Lady receives nod from Vanity Fair on Best Dressed list

Louisiana’s First Lady earned top honors for her sense of style and her husband turned to social media to express his approval.

East Feliciana Council on Aging is fighting for tax dollars to feed more senior citizens

Budget cuts could cause some senior citizens in East Feliciana parish to go hungry. Now the East Feliciana Parish Council on Aging is fighting for tax dollars so it can continue serving seniors through "Meals on Wheels".

Southeastern students worried about latest round of staff cuts

Teachers at Southeastern University got letters this week, warning them that they could lose their jobs thanks to more budget cuts.

Saints hit by injury bug, lose WR Morgan and DE Coleman

Wide Receiver Joe Morgan will miss the entire 2013 NFL season with a knee injury. Saints defensive end Kenyon Coleman will likely be out the entire year with a torn pectoral muscle.

School is back in session: Make smart decisions on the road

School is officially in session, at least in Ascension Parish. That means 20,000 students will be on buses and in cars morning and afternoon heading to and from class. So being extra cautious on the roads is more important than ever.