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New Driver's test helps new drivers not to litter

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The new year brings new Louisiana drivers a few more questions on their DMV test. The goal make teens think twice before tossing trash on the highway.

DOTD study looking to clear up traffic congestion

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is trying to cut back on traffic congestion without stepping on any toes.

2012 looks to be a great year for car sales predict analysts

UNITED STATES (FOX44) — After hitting a 30-year low in 2009, auto sales rebounded in 2011, and automakers believe 2012 will be an even better year.

Animal attack at local shelter: one dog dead

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44)- A dog on dog attack at a Baton Rouge animal shelter, today has those working at the shelter outraged that faulty cages and political red tape mean pets can't be protected.

Business owners oppose talk of widening I-10

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The Louisiana Department of Transportation is looking into new ways to free-up traffic congestion on a four-mile stretch of interstate through Baton Rouge.

Martinez sworn in as Ascension Parish President

DONALDSONVILLE, LA. (FOX44) — Tommy Martinez took his oath of office as Ascension Parish's President.

Pilot Club needs your vote

Home Depot selected four non-profits from across the country as finalists to receive a $25,000 award, and the Pilot Club of Denham Springs is one of the finalists.

Local sports radio personalities laid off in favor of gospel station

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Some of Baton Rouge's most recognizable sports radio personalities are in search of jobs tonight.

Three fires over the last 24 hours keep Baton Rouge firefighters busy

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A home caught fire last night around 10 p.m. in the 700 block of Castlewood Drive in Baton Rouge, leaving four adults and two children without a home.

New Year's Resolutions for 2012

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - According to a national study, the number one resolution is to quit smoking, but two people we spoke with today said they wanted to do better by their families.