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Dr. Seuss stories come alive at Read Across Louisiana event

Louisiana Association of Educators teamed up with NBC33's Kris Cusanza, mayor kip holden and other "celebrity" readers for the 3rd annual Read Across Louisiana event.

Grilling kings fight for title of best barbequer

Barbeque big timers got a chance to show off their grilling skills saturday at the sams club national barbeque competition.

Young man arrested for shooting woman in the head

An 18-year-old was arrested for allegedly shooting a woman in the head.

Scale smash event hopes to redefine image of beauty to fight against eating disorders

Smashing scales – that’s what some women at LSU did this afternoon.

Gov. Jindal announces Legislative proposal to eliminate boards, commissions

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced a legislative proposal to eliminate numerous state boards and commissions that are inactive, can be absorbed by other existing boards or agencies, or have fulfilled their original mission.

‘Easter spirit is alive in Baton Rouge:’ How you can help Build A Basket

Bright and early this morning, St. Vincent De Paul had a special delivery from the non-profit organization the Needy of Greater Baton Rouge. It was a drop off of Easter baskets!

When temperatures drop this weekend, make sure you avoid fire hazards

It’s going to be a cold one in Baton Rouge this weekend. However, a drop in temperatures can also bring potentially life-threatening situations.

DOTD announces start of preparations for 2013 severe weather season

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces the start of its preparations for the 2013 severe weather season in conjunction with Louisiana’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 3 – 9, 2013.

Expect delays on Florida Blvd. in Baton Rouge

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announce emergency road closures on the Westbound lanes of Florida Boulevard (US 190) in Baton Rouge from Wooddale Boulevard to Ardenwood.

Six months after Hurricane Isaac: Moving from 'survive' to 'thrive' in Louisiana

Six months after Hurricane Isaac slammed into the Gulf coast, Louisianians are starting to make the transition from "survive" to "thrive." Hard-hit communities are planning how to build back better than ever even as their re