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Baker Mayor Harold Rideau elected for third term

BAKER, LA (FOX44) - Mayor Harold Rideau re-elected to a third term in Baker. Rideau won by about 150 votes Saturday night.

State Rep James Armes says "no" to Governor Jindal's Pension Reform Plan

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - State lawmakers, and workers joined with teachers and AARP officials at the capitol to say "no" to Governor Jindal's Pension Reform plan.

CATS CEO breathes easier after tax proposal passes

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Tonight cats CEO Brian Marshall is breathing a sigh of relief, and looking forward. That, after voters in Baton Rouge and baker approved a controversial almost 11 million dollar property tax.

Baton Rouge Youngsters workout at BREC

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Mayor Kip Holden's Youth Advisory Council teamed up with BREC earlier today to get local youngsters out for a day of healthy fun.

One dog's journey inspires community awareness for animals

BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) - Joseph is wagging his tail again.

Louisiana Firefighters train to pull victims out of Electric Cars

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Louisiana Firefighters spent the day learning all about electric cars.

Drug arrests worry baker residents

BAKER, La (FOX44) — Ronald Stott has lived in the City of Baker for about 40 years. “This is a very nice community over here. It’s very quiet,” he says.

Ascension Parish Council members propose to give themselves a raise

ASCENSION PARISH, LA (FOX44) - Ascension Parish Council Members say if they get a pay raise this year, they'll donate this year's increase to charity.

Trailer fire leads to meth bust in Baker

BAKER, La (FOX44) — A Thursday morning trailer fire led to a meth bust in Baker. That’s after investigators found out the two people living there were allegedly operating seven shake and bake meth labs inside.

Baton Rouge Residents race to get taxes filed

BATON ROUGE, LA, (FOX44) - It's the last day to file taxes and people in the Capitol City were racing to the post office to get theirs in.