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LSU to hold annual sweet potatoe and rice sale

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Sweet potatoes and popcorn rice … It’s an LSU tradition.

Food Network is looking for participants for new show

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Calling all cooks! Food Network is now casting for a new television series.

Major cruise line makes New Orleans home

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) - After a three-year absence, the City of New Orleans has been trying to lure the Royal Caribbea

LSU Theatre tackles famous play 'No Exit'

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - LSU Theatre Lab will present productions of French philosopher Jean-Paul Sarte’s “No Exit,” Nov. 15-20 in the Studio Theatre, located in the Music & Dramatic Arts Building.

An accident worth a million dollar prize

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Robert Thibodeaux goes to a store near his house every Saturday. Every week he buys $5 worth of Louisiana Lottery tickets. One Saturday, however, the cashier made a simple mistake that made him a millionaire.

Fall Retrospective schedule released by Red Stick International

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The Red Stick International Animation Festival recently announced its Fall Retrospective lineup, scheduled for Nov. 10 in downtown Baton Rouge’s Shaw Center for the Arts’ Manship Theatre.

LSU celebrates Homecoming week, announces Homecoming court

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The LSU Homecoming Committee has announced the 14 representatives for the 2011 LSU Homecoming Court, including 12 selections from the state of Louisiana.

Renaissance Hotel opens restaurant that features local food

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Locals and hotel guests will savor the flavors of Louisiana when they dine in Tallulah.

Acting coach announces resources for actors

NEW ORLEANS, LA. (FOX44) - Louisiana acting coach, Jerry Katz, who teaches weekly acting classes in New Orleans, Louisiana, has just launched the first of a series of products designed to help actors “on the go.”

'Strides & Stripes' benifts American Cancer Society

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Dig Magazine is partnering up with the American Cancer Society of Baton Rouge for the First Annual Strides & Stripes Tailgate 5k, on Nov. 5, 2011.