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Health Centers in Schools awarded grant to increase Oral health care to students in East Baton Rouge Parish Schools

Health Centers in Schools is the only organization in the nation that integrates school-based health centers and the school nurse program.

Wall Street Journal Article Documents LSU Libraries’ Audubon Day Exhibition

BATON ROUGE, La  – The Wall Street Journal documented LSU Libraries’ annual Audubon Day exhibit at Hill Memorial Library in an article published in the newspaper’s Arts & Entertainment section on May 19.

Krotz Springs inmates, dispatcher arrested on burglary charges

KROTZ SPRINGS, La (FOX44) — The evidence room at the Krotz Springs police department was allegedly broken into by a pair on inmates. We’re told back on June 5th Jessica Courville and Michael Stermer swiped drugs from that room.

Coast Guard: New oil near Venice cleaned up

VENICE, LA (U.S Coast Guard) - The Coast Guard has completed operations, Monday, as part of the cleanup of a pollution response in Breton Sound near Venice.

Firefighter memorial for fallen agent

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (FOX44) — The funeral service for Captain Rhett Jeansonne was held Monday, June 13 in Denham Springs.

Income tax repeal bill revived in House committee

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The proposed bill to repeal the state's personal income tax is back in action Monday.

Last bay on Morganza Spillway won't close until July

Officials say it's going to be awhile before the Morganza Spillway is officially closed.

Staying safe on Louisiana's waterways

TICKFAW RIVER, La (FOX44) — Spending time on the waterways seems like a great way to beat the heat this summer, but Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries experts say its best to know the rules of the rivers to stay safe in the sun.

Part of Atchafalaya basin reopened to boat traffic

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has reopened all boat traffic for a four-mile long stretch in the Atchafalaya Basin in St. Martin Parish starting at noon today, June 13.

Cigarette tax battle

BATON ROUGE, La. (FOX44) — Lobbying continues over a cigarette tax renewal. Governor Bobby Jindal has vowed that some time next week to veto a renewal of a four cent per pack cigarette tax.