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LSU and the Cinderella Project Collaborate to co-host college-prep workshop

The LSU Office of Equity, Diversity and Community Outreach and the Cinderella Project will co-host the Cinderella Project Leadership Academy from Thursday, Oct. 25, through Saturday, Oct. 27, at LSU.

Keep Louisiana Beautiful calls for award submissions

Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the state's non-profit organization dedicated to litter prevention and waste reduction, is calling on Louisiana residents to help nominate exemplary groups and individuals whose efforts help to keep Louisiana beaut

Hurricane Isaac costs Entergy up to $500-million

Entergy reports that Hurricane Isaac cost them between $400 to $500-million. That includes about $80 million in the Baton Rouge area.

Ann Romney fundraising in Shreveport for husband, presidential hopeful

Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, is fundraising in Shreveport Wednesday morning.

Elderly man walking down LA 47 killed by oncoming vehicle

A Chalmette man died early this morning after he was struck by a car while he was walking down LA 47 (Paris Road) in St. Bernard Parish.

Officials feel evacuation plan was executed well, but will look to improve on future plans

Students living in campus dorms were finally given the green light to move back in just before 7:00 Monday night.

Gas prices still high, even after Labor Day

Gas prices continue to remain high across the country, including Louisiana.

Cyclist struck by a vehicle on LSU’s campus

A man riding a bicycle was struck by a car near Patrick Taylor Hall (College of Engineering) at around noon today. EMS reports that he was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Bomb threat both good and bad for business

The bomb threat had an effect on business and the results were both good and bad. It had a positive impact on several local bars in the area. One bar told NBC33 they saw twice as many people for lunch as they normally do.

Raising Cane’s urges public to dine out to feed hungry kids

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers announced it will participate in this week’s national DINE OUT FOR NO KID HUNGRY campaign to raise funds to combat childhood hunger in America.