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BR Felines Arena Football Team is holding tryouts

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - In St. Sabriel Saturday, the Lady Arena Football League is holding tryouts for Baton Rouge's first lady arena football team.

Parents and Kids participate in Read Across Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - At the Mall of Louisiana Saturday, teachers, parents, and even local celebrities teamed up for Read Across Louisiana. This event is going on in six malls across the state.

Ticket sales in Tiger Stadium could mean more business in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Ticket sales in Tiger Stadium could keep big festivals in Baton Rouge. Metro Council members are supporting a resolution that would take a portion of sales tax from tickets.

DOTD says they're still reviewing Stringer Bridge Road

ST. AMANT, LA (FOX44) - DOTD officials say as of Friday, they haven't started to make any changes to an Ascension Parish road. Part of Stringer Bridge Road in St. Amant has come under fire.

Inspiring the book 'The Help'

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The inspiration behind last year's hit movie "The Help" was at LSU tonight. Susan Tucker is portrayed by the character "Skeeter" in the oscar-nominated movie!

Middle school students learn science

BATON ROUGE,LA (FOX44) — Some local middle school ladies get a chance to learn math and science in a fun way this morning. It's all part of ExxonMobil Baton Rouge 8th annual introduce girls to engineering day.

St. Amant elementary school coping with tragedy

ST. AMANT, La (FOX44) — A St. Amant elementary school is finding ways to cope with the loss of two of their own. That's after Faith Castilaw, 9, and her sister, Patience Lobell, 7, were killed in a car crash Tuesday night.

Two arrested for synthetic canaboid at Iberia Parish store

New Iberia, La (FOX44) - Two people were arrested for allegedly selling synthetic canaboid in Iberia Parish.

Lafayette mom shocked by school lunch menu

Lafayette, LA (FOX44) - Ali Roberts decided to spend her lunch time at the school her second-grade daughter attends. When she arrived at the school around 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, Feb.

Honda issues recall for 2008-09 Odyssey minivans

FOX NEWS — Honda is recalling more than 45-thousand of its 2008 and 2009 Odyssey Minivans with the power rear liftgate option. The company reports there is an issue with the struts that open and close the rear hatch.