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Future compensation for B.P. victims

BATON ROUGE, La. (FOX44) — A victory tonight for those who may later be affected physically by the B.P. oil spill.

Sick Puppies perform at Varsity Theatre

The Australian-based alternative rock band, Sick Puppies, are a familiar favorite at the Varsity Theatre in Baton Rouge.

Europe, North Korea, China, Japan

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Europe, scientists are unsure what produce and what country is responsible for the E. coli outbreak. So far 16-people have died and 1,500-people are sick.

'Guns on Campus' bill shot down

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- The House Criminal Justice committee shot down  House Bill 413 authored by Rep. Ernest Wooton from Belle Chasse, La.

LSU system plans for disasters

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — If disaster strikes, LSU officials say they need to be ready for anything.

First headline act announced for Voodoo Experience

The first headlining act has been announced for the annual rock concert held over Halloween Weekend in New Orleans, the Voodoo Experience.

Mayor: Check on Neighbors during Extreme Heat

BATON ROUGE, La - — Mayor Melvin “Kip” Holden is urging East Baton Rouge residents to use the “Buddy System” to check on their neighbors over the next few days as the temperatures soar into the high 90s with heat i

The effects of budget cuts on tourism

BATON ROUGE, La. (FOX44) — Facing *more* than a 1.5 billion dollar shortfall.. Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne says cuts to the state's tourism budget. are inevitable.

Tips on how to beat the heat

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - — Even though summer is still several weeks away, the heat in the Capital City area is hovering near record levels.

Deadline extended for Art Melt

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — For eight years Forum 35 has brought some of the greatest talent the state has to offer to the streets and galleries in downtown Baton Rouge.