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USPS looking to raise price of stamps

UNITED STATES (FOX44) - Stamp prices may soon raise from 45 cents to 50 cents.

Afternoon house fire determined to be arson

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Investigators with the Baton Rouge Fire Department say an afternoon fire was intentionally set. The total amount of damage done is estimated to be $40,000.

18-year old unrestrained driver dies in single-car crash

BATON ROUGE, LA — Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a single-vehicle crash last night that claimed the life of a young Clinton woman.

Baton Rouge residents enjoy Spanishtown 2012

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - On a rainy Saturday, Capitol City residents hit the streets for a parade over 30 years in the making.

Theatre community at LSU says goodbye to Professor John Dennis

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday the Theatre community at LSU said goodbye to one of their most loved professors. LSU Theatre Professor Emeritus John Dennis passed away Friday at his home.

Southern University hosts Anti-Bullying conference

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - State healthcare professionals and school personnel gathered at the Crowne Plaza Hotel saturday to develop anti-bullying practices.

MOEX to pay as part of BP Oil Spill

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- According to the Louisiana Attorney General's office, a minority partner in BP's blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico agreed today to pay $90 million in a settlement with the federal government and Gulf Coast

Visit Baton Rouge CEO Paul Arrigo speaks to Forum 35 about Tourism

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Visit Baton Rouge CEO Paul Arrigo speaks at the first "Forum Friday" Luncheon put on by the group Forum 35.

Spanishtown organizers say they'll roll rain or shine

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Greg Altenhofel has ridden with the Krewe of Bierbog in the Spanishtown parade for four years. He says they're adding some new features to the floats.

Livingston Parish President looking to move forward

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) — Taking on the top position in Livingston Parish has led to long hours and busy days for Layton Ricks, but he says he loves his new job.