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Mom is afraid hospital cuts could kill daughter

Kathy Edmonston's 30-year old son Zachry has Down syndrome. To help take care of him she's getting assistance from both the federal and state governments. That has allowed Zach to live relatively independently.

Recount scheduled in Walker mayor's race

Voters in Walker still don't have official word on who will be their next mayor. Incumbent Democrat Mayor Bobby Font lost to challenger Republican Rick Ramsey by only 40 votes.

All 2012 LA Constitutional Amendments passed: What does that mean to me?

Along with casting their vote for president, mayor, and other public offices in Baton Rouge, all Louisiana voters were given nine amendments to the Louisiana State Constitution. All, but one, passed.

Ascension road improvement sales tax fails

Ascension parish residents will be dealing with traffic and road frustrations a little longer. That's because a proposed 25 year half cent sales tax to improve roads, failed.

Decision 2012: Local election results

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS (4267 out of 4267 precincts reporting) Amendment 1 - Elderly Medicaid trust fund 71% Yes 29% No Amendment 2 - Right to keep and bear arms

House catches fire, injures one dog and kills another

Tuesday afternoon off of Harrells Ferry Road in Baton Rouge a house went up in flames. The owners weren't there at the time but they say there might have been one loss.

Long lines for voting: Know what to do before you Geaux Vote

Be prepared when you walk into the voting booth. That's Secretary of State Tom Schedler's advice for voters heading to the polls tomorrow.

Ascension Parish temporary voting precincts location change

Officials with the Ascension Parish Office of Voter Registration announced there will be a temporary location change for Voting Precincts No. 1-A and 1-B. The location change will take place during the Nov. 6 primary and Dec.

Be prepared before you walk into the voting booth

Be prepared when you walk into the voting booth. That's Secretary of State Tom Schedler's advice for voters heading to the polls tomorrow.

First lung cancer screening center opens in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge residents have a new resource in the fight against cancer, starting today. Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center has launched the first site in the region to offer lung cancer screenings.