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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.

Allen Parish man arrested on child pornography charges

An Allen Parish man has been arrested for downloading child pornography onto his computer.

Suspect in Louisiana 2011 fatal hit-and-run arrested in Florida on unrelated charges

A man who was a suspect in a fatal 2011 hit-and-run crash in Lafourche Parish was arrested on Florida on unrelated charged.

Lafayette teen dies after fall from balcony at condo in Orange Beach

The 17-year-old from Lafayette who fell from a balcony while vacationing with his family in Alabama died as a result of his injuries, according to reports.