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Study group will look at security and mental health issues when studying safety in schools

With the Newtown shootings fresh in their minds a governmental study group has been formed to look at the safety of schools in our state.

Local clinic combatting record flu season with free vaccinations

Flu season has arrived in Louisiana and already a record number of cases have been reported. To combat an outbreak of this serious disease, Stanocola Clinic is offering free flu shots with a tour of its facility.

EBRSO: Large fight inside Mall of Louisiana

UPDATE:  The Sheriff's office said all juveniles are being diverted to BJ's and Bravo's Restaurants to be picked up by parents.

Texas Brine takes legal action against DNR order

The Texas Brine Company wants a judge to put a stop to part of the orders handed down by the Commissioner of Conservation.

Bayou Corne residents disheartened by Texas Brine legal battle with the state

Residents in Bayou Corne are spoke Friday after reports Texas Brine is taking the state to court. The company filed a petition of injunction against the state of Louisiana in district court at the end of December.

1,500 new jobs headed to Shreveport with opening of Elio Motors manufacturing plant

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that Elio Motors plans to assemble new vehicles at the former General Motors Shreveport plant. Elio Motors Inc.

Curbside Christmas tree recycling in EBR Parish

Curbside pickup of Christmas trees in East Baton Rouge Parish for recycling will begin Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, and continue through Jan. 20. The curbside pickup service will not be available in Baker and Zachary.

Farm bill doesn't go far enough

If Congress hadn't passed a farm bill just days ago, it would have meant that the next time you went to the grocery store you probably would have paid about $8 for a gallon of milk and that loaf of bread would have doubled in price.

FOUND: Missing Youngsville teen found safe

UPDATE: Hannah Gerendorff has been found. She is safe and has been returned home to her parents. --   The Lafayette Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help locate a runaway teen.

Louisiana physicians named to prestigious 2013 Best Doctors in America list

Physicians affiliated with hospitals of the LSU Health Care Services Division appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2013. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.