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LSU Art Gallery plans to keep momentum heading into 2015

The LSU Student Union Art Gallery had a very successful year. Thousands of visitors came to see the current exhibit, Louisiana State of Mind. Local artists and photographer were asked to show Louisiana from their eyes.

Local mechanic turns shop into community outreach center

Dustin LaFont got the idea of starting a youth mechanic program after helping a child rebuild his broken bike.

3 EBR Parish parks stocked full of rainbow trout

If you love to fish it's time to cast your bait, because BREC stocked several park ponds full of rainbow trout!

Local elementary students get new bikes for hard work

  We all know the saying hard work pays off. For some children at Broadmoor Elementary, their hard work did just that. Thursday, students were awarded with brand-new bikes!

Man robs Brightside Drive gas station at gunpoint

Police say they are looking for a black man who robbed a gas station the Circle K on Brightside Drive at gunpoint. The suspect walked in the store around 12:55 a.m. on December 15, 2014.

Rare signed Beatles-themed piano to benefit Habitat for Humanity

Some veterans in St. Tammany Parish will owe a lot to Sgt. Pepper. Because of the two living members of The Beatles, those veterans will have homes they otherwise couldn't have afforded.

CATS to make major changes in 2015

Cats wants to get better and  the bus system has been improving its customer service ratings.  Cats management thinks a great way to do that is to add more routes.

Governor Jindal receiving backlash over organization funding prayer rally

Governor Bobby Jindal is getting a lot of backlash after selecting a very controversial group to fund his upcoming prayer rally at LSU.

Bell ringer takes his job to the next level

 If you go to the Sam's Club off Siegen Lane, you may get a cheerful surprise.

Local NAACP chapter faces challenges

  The NAACP of Ascension Parish focuses on protecting civil rights and giving out scholarships to students, but right now, it faces one of its biggest challenges yet.