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Free SAT practice testing offered at Goodwood library

A free SAT practice test will be given at the Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Boulevard, on Saturday, February 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The test is open to all teens in grades 9-12.

Nightclub burns down one day after celebrating one year anniversary

One day after a nightclub celebrated its one year anniversary a fire broke out and destroyed the building.

More than 150 volunteers help Habitat for Humanity on super service Saturday

More than 150 volunteers from BASF Chemical Company and Habitat for Humanity teamed up to help work on 11 homes in the Gardere area Saturday. It was a way to bring the community service mission of the superbowl to Baton Rouge.

Impairment potential cause of three vehicle fatal crash

On February 1, 2013, shortly after 6:00 pm, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a three vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 30 south of LA Hwy 3115 in Ascension Parish.

Future lawyers hit the grid iron for good cause

LSU Law students hit the grid iron Saturday to help a severely ill child's wish come true.

Louisiana hospitals launch statewide smoking initiative

The Louisiana Hospital Association (LHA) launched the second phase of its Smart Choices, Better Health Hospital Campaign, a hospital workplace wellness initiative.

Plains Pipeline makes donation to Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office

On January 22, Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Lonnie Greco and PPSO Emergency Response and Industry Representative Skeets Williams, presented Plains Pipeline, LP District Manager Rusty Cavalier with a letter of appreciation for Plains Pipeline&rsqu

Sandy Hook students to sing at Super Bowl XLVII

More than two dozen students from Sandy Hook Elementary School are heading to New Orleans. The kids from Connecticut will perform at Super Bowl XLVII at the Superdome on Sunday.

I-10 widening project nears completetion

DOTD said it won't be long until all lanes of I-10 are open near Essen and Siegen. The widening project that started years ago is in the last few weeks.

LSU Law students 'tackle' charity for Make-A-Wish Foundation

While the eyes of the football world may be on New Orleans this weekend for the Super Bowl, the LSU Law School students will be putting down the books and putting on the pads to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Barristers Bowl IX.<