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LSU Board Chair Benjamin Mount dies at 62

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - LSU Board of Supervisors Chairman Benjamin Mount passed away after a long fight with Cancer, over the weekend. Mount was appointed to the LSU Board of Supervisors in 2006 by Governor Kathleen Blanco.

LSU students are ready for BCS National Championship

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Students spent their day finding hotel rooms on the internet, or even tickets to the game. They say it's a big deal for them to be in the city when the Tigers win the BCS trophy.

Amanda Knox signs book deal

LOS ANGELES, CA (FOX44) - The Amanda Knox story is one step closer to bookstores everywhere, she's signed with a very powerful literary agent in DC.

Louisiana Firefighter dies in the line of duty

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A Livingston Parish Firefighter passed away Saturday, in the line of duty after searching for residents in a burning mobile home.

United Blood Services is now open on Sundays

United Blood Services wants you to know they'll be increasing their store hours on Sundays during the holiday season.

Car accident on Ridgewood drive

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says a woman was found dead in her car on Ridgewood road late Saturday night. They say it happened around 10:30 p.m.

Annual South Baton Rouge Christmas parade

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - South Baton Rouge and McKinley residents enjoying the annual South Baton Rouge Christmas Parade Saturday. Many residents came out to enjoy the parade.

Chico Garcia is happy to be home

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - LSU Cheerleader Coach Chico Garcia is back home with his parents, just in time to watch the LSU Tigers win the SEC Championship.

Bass Pro Shops to honor local heroes

BATON ROUGE, LA. (FOX44) - Heroes are all around us. Policeman, fireman, paramedics, war veterans, soldiers, and military personnel, many times they go unnoticed and unappreciated.

Baton Rouge Food Bank receives $10,000 grant from ExxonMobil

BATON ROUGE, LA. (FOX44) - The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank has received a grant for $10,000 from ExxonMobil.