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Survey shows La residents worried about cuts to higher ed

Baton Rouge, La (FOX44) — What are most Louisiana residents thinking about in 2011? One LSU research team found out. A survey shows most people are concerned over state budget cuts, especially when it comes to higher education.

I-10 car accident leaves one man dead

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A Baker man is dead after a car accident near Prarieville. The crash happened just after 3:15 p.m. between the Highland and Prarieville exits on I-10.

St. Martinville man strikes the jackpot at local casino

MARKSVILLE, La (FOX44) - A slot machine player drove away on a 2010 Cam-Am Spyder Roadster RT Motorcycle after striking the jackpot on March 18.

Governor Jindal pushes teamwork during special session

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- The 2011 Special Legislative Session is underway. The goal is to redraw district lines in the state. It's all because of the 2010 Census.

LSU Greeks with Habitat for Humanity build houses

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday LSU Greeks teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to build new houses on Elvin Drive in Baton Rouge.

FCC Baton Rouge turns wine into water

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday night First Christian Church in Baton Rouge held an event that could turn wine into water. It was the "Wine to share, Water for all" event at Churchill’s.

2nd Annual Crawfish Cook-off

COVINGTON, LA (FOX44) - Saturday the St. Paul’s School in Covington held their second annual Crawfish Cook-Off.

Libya, Yemen, Japan, United States

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Libya, rebels celebrating today after the U.N. voted to impose the no-fly zone. It’s to keep Dictator Khaddafi from attacking his own people.

Fox44 Safety Alert: Local woman frustrated by tax fraud

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — This is a FOX44 Safety Alert. One area woman says filing her taxes this year has been more frustrating than ever.

Local author wins award for book on Edwin Edwards

Baton Rouge, La (FOX44) - A controversial former Louisiana governor is the subject of an award-winning book.