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New Roads is building a new major boulevard

NEW ROADS, LA (FOX44) - In New Roads, Mayor Robert Myer announces a new Boulevard that he says will bring more business to his city. The new 3,000 square foot Boulevard will connect Major Parkway in New Roads to Hospital Road.

Emergency lane closures on I-10 in Iberville Parish Today

GROSS TETE, LA (FOX44) -- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced an emergency road closure on I-10 in the Westbound lanes from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Southern University Nursing School wins a big honor

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44)- Southern University School of Nursing named the "Nursing School of the Year" award.

St. Amant residents gather for Balloon Memorial for Faith and Patience

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) -  Hundreds of balloons were released in the air to remember two girls who's lives were taken away in a car crash last month.

Local Saints fans react to bounty program

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - In Baton Rouge Saturday, Saints fans react to Saints players being paid bounties to put players out of games.

Gonzales reptile lovers gather at Repticon 2012

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Reptile lovers gathered at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center Saturday for Repticon 2012. This event is going on both Saturday and Sunday.

Kids at Wildwood Elementary get lessons in Nutrition and Gardening

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Youngsters at Wildwood Elementary today rolled up their sleeves to learn about gardening, and eating right. It's part of the american heart association's national My Heart, My Life campaign.

Pediatric clinic to stay open

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Parents who regularly use a pediatric clinic on North Foster Drive are breathing a sigh of relief for now.

Wildlife and Fisheries adds land to wildlife management area

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) — The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will put more wetlands under their protection. Officials say they've added 29,630 acres of land to the Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area.

History Channel stars meet fans

DENHAM SPRINGS, La (FOX44) - — Swamp people fever takes over Livingston Parish tonight at Mike's Sports Bar and Grill in Denham Springs.