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New machine provides better radiation treatment for some local cancer patients

There is a new machine in town that can treat some of the most difficult cancer cases.

Broadway named to Davey O'Brien National Quarterback watch list

– Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns senior quarterback Terrance Broadway was one of 39 players named on Wednesday to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List in an announcement made by the Davey O’Brien Foundat

Southern University hopes washed out road gets finished by start of fall semester

One of the most important roads on Southern University's campus is wiped out. It'll take a lot of money.

MidSouth Bank warns of latest debit, credit card scam

MidSouth Bank is warning the public of a new phone scam from an automated caller. Thus far, the majority of reports to the bank are from non-customers in South Louisiana who are receiving a call from (877) 886-1996 and (877) 635-0049.

Volunteers on Lafayette streets protest abortion

Tuesday, around lunch time and just before the down pour in the Lafayette area, a group of about 15 volunteers, including two on bag pipes, took to the corner of heavily trafficed Bertrand and West Congress to protest abortion.

UL Lafayette evacuated because of suspicious device

UPDATE: A bomb sniffing dog has found what investigators are describing as a 'possible second device' in a parking garage at the corner of Taft and St. Mary Blvd on the campus of UL Lafayette.

St. George organizers disappointed in focus of PBS show

PBS gave the effort to incorporate the city of St. George a national audience, but the chairman of the incorporation committee believes they did not see the true story.

Saints, Graham agree to new long-term contract

The New Orleans Saints and tight end Jimmy Graham have agreed to a new long-term contract. The deal is reportedly worth $40M over four years with $21M guaranteed. Graham is now the highest paid tight end in the league.

Four Southeastern football games slated for television in 2014

The Southland Conference Television Network and ESPN3 will feature 15 exclusive broadcasts of all 11 Southland football teams in 2014, including four games featuring defending conference champion Southeastern Louisiana.

BR residents react to increased murders within the past week

In Baton Rouge, someone has been shot and killed almost every day for the past week. Baton Rouge Police said they are working hard to get to the bottom of all of this.