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Governors make college bowl bet to help feed the hungry

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad have a lot riding on Wednesday's Outback Bowl between college football's University of Iowa Hawkeyes and the Louisiana State University Tigers.

Openly gay youth now welcome in Boy Scouts of America

Starting Wednesday, openly gay youths will be allowed to join scouting. Boy Scouts of America made the decision in May to accept them into their ranks. The resolution took effect when the new year rang in.

Red Stick drops; brings in new year

The inaugural "Red Stick Revelry" was in full effect Tuesday evening. FOX44 was in the middle of the action.

Bayou Corne: plans set to patch up piece of berm

Texas Brine officials agreed Tuesday to move forward with a plan to build a new southern containment structure to better protect the waterways surrounding the southern side of the sinkhole.

Kids celebrate the new year early in Downtown Baton Rouge

Dozens of families came out to Town Square in Downtown Baton Rouge Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new year a little early. The event was part of the build up to the Red Stick Revelry.

Bishops ask for delay in contraception coverage mandate

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Real 'Wolf of Wall Street' says he will give film royalties to victims

The real "Wolf of Wall Street" says he's trying to give back, but he's got a long way to go.

Last Uyghur captives leave Guantanamo Bay

The United States has transferred the final three ethnic Chinese Uyghur captives from the Guantanamo Bay prison, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

7 social media resolutions for 2014

OK, so you've resolved to lose weight, travel more and organize your finances in 2014. That's a good start.

Final bow: Actor Joseph Ruskin is dead at 89

Joseph Ruskin, who acted in 25 films and 124 television shows, died of natural causes in a Santa Monica, California, hospital Saturday, SAG-AFTRA announced Tuesday. Ruskin was 89.