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Mentorship Academy junior will be youngest TEDxLSU speaker

The annual TEDxLSU event gives our most innovate leaders a stage to share their vision with the community. This year, for the first time, one of those leaders is still in high school.

New Iris Center director takes experience to help victims

 Statistics say one in three women will experience domestic violence.

State sets aside over $600 million for future projects

 Twenty-four projects across the state are about to get underway. The funding was all approved by the state this week.

BRAVE hosting “Gas for Guns” exchange on February 21

Local law enforcement agencies are holding a gun buyback program that will give residents gas cards for turning in guns.

Large drug shipment delivered to Prairieville home while child was inside

A Prairieville is now in jail after detectives discovered a large shipment of drugs had been delivered to his home, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Baton Rouge General sets closing date for Mid-City ER

Baton Rouge General Hospital’s Mid-City ER will close on March 31, 2015, according to an email sent by the hospital's President and CEO Mark Slyter.

LSU-Boston College set for three-game series at Alex Box Stadium

 – Second-ranked LSU (3-1) plays host to Boston College (2-2) in a three-game series beginning at 2 p.m. CT Friday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Police belief thief hit Baton Rouge and Gonzales hospitals on same day

Police believe the woman who used credit cards stolen from Baton Rouge General Hospital also stole a debit card from a Gonzales hospit

CATS CEO Bob Mirabito responds to critics

 CATS union employees and city councilwomen C. Denise Marcelle had some strong words for CATS CEO Bob Mirabito.