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The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank officials say they need your help

If you have extra canned goods, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank really needs your help. The food bank has been facing some difficulties after two of their trucks were vandalized Monday.

DOTD outlines plans to ensure public safety near Bayou Corne sinkhole

DOTD is implementing a plan that will provide broader observation and greater accuracy for DOTD’s monitoring efforts, especially along La. 70 and La. 69 near the Assumption Parish sinkhole area.

RECALL: Viking side-by-side refrigerator linked to injuries, damage to property

A recall has been issued for a side-by-side refrigerator that has reportedly injured at least 4 people and caused property damage in 53 additional cases.

Massive damage but no deaths in blast at central Florida propane plant

Equipment failure and human error likely caused propane tank cylinders to explode at a central Florida refilling plant late Monday, a fire official said Tuesday.

Pope's remarks on gays: A shift in tone, not substance

Reaction to Pope Francis' comments about not judging gays has broken along two lines: Either this is a groundbreaking reversal by the head of the Catholic Church, or it's basically just a guy talking on a plane.

NYC Poll: Majority say Weiner should call it quits

It's time to drop out. That's the message to Anthony Weiner from a majority of New York City Democrats likely to vote in September's mayoral primary, according to a new poll.

Arkansas girl battles brain-eating amoeba

A 12-year-old girl in Arkansas is in critical condition after being infected by a rare but deadly brain-eating parasite, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Gas prices fall in the Capital City

Gas prices in Baton Rouge continue to fall.

Boeing asks airlines worldwide to inspect aircraft

As part of Boeing's ongoing efforts to resolve Dreamliner problems, the passenger jet maker has put out a request that airlines inspect an emergency beacon used to find aircraft in the event of a crash.

Diaper needs put stress on moms

For many new moms, the first few years of childhood are a sea of stress. "Is my child eating enough?" "When will my child sleep through the night?" "Should I be doing this differently?"