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The ICCA has come to Baton Rouge

Coin collectors in Plaquemine can now bring in their old and forgotten heirlooms, and possibly make big bucks.

The Happy Meal is getting healthier

NATIONAL (FOX44) - Beginning in September, all Mcdonald's Happy Meals will contain both fruit and fries. Customers will no longer have the option, they get both.

Lawsuit filed in New York over same sex marriage

NEW YORK (FOX44) - The first lawsuit against New York's same sex marriage law was filed on July 25th. Only one day after wedding ceremonies throughout the state.

Email and smartphones cause traditional mail to become almost obsolete

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - 37-hundred Post Offices nationwide are facing possible closure, and one of those is right here in Baton Rouge.

On this day in history, Babe Ruth makes his final public appearence

1775 - A postal system was established by the 2nd Continental Congress of the United States. The first Postmaster General was Benjamin Franklin. 1788 - New York became the 11th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.

Tropical Wave Better Organized

This morning the showers and storms along with a Tropical Wave south of Cuba have become more concentrated. The chance for development has been raised to 20% over the next 48 hours for this system to become a Tropical Cyclone.

Boating accident takes two lives

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Two fisherman involved in a tragic boating accident leave a family broken. Two men, an uncle, and his nephew, drown in the Mississippi River this weekend.

Friends, co-workers worried by teacher's disappearance

WEST BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — It's been two weeks since family and friends have heard from Sylviane Finck Lozada.

Record number take care of outstanding warrants

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Just 3 days after the city jail in Baton Rouge opened - record numbers of people are taking care of outstanding warrants.

Grant money keeps CATS busses moving

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Capital Area Transportation System was set to shut down service in October. Now - more grant money for CATS means the busses will keep rolling through the end of the year.