A local doctor is on the cutting edge of heart surgery.
Dr. Bahij Khuri, an interventional cardiologist at Ochsner, is the first doctor in Baton Rouge and one of the few in the nation to use a Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System.
For the third quarter of fiscal year 2014, the Louisiana Lottery Corporation transferred $40.9 million to the state, bringing total fiscal year-to-date contributions to $121.1 million, which is 5 percent over 2013 and exceeds budgeted transfers
Among the 31,805 runners who crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon, about two dozen traveled from Baton Rouge.
Some ran Boston for the first time, while others returned to the site of the tragedy.