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LSU System President John Lombardi is voted out

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - With the raising of 12 hands LSU System President Dr. John Lombardi was out of the job.

Baton Rouge homes get major makeover

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The Johnsons have been battling a leaky roof for months, but because of health problems, they haven’t been able to fix it.

Hit and run victim wants answers

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — On April 2nd, Nathanial Williams’ life changed forever.

Friends and family gather for eighth Annual Military Family Day

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Members of the armed forces and their families came out to the state capitol for the eighth Annual Military Family Day.

Louisiana ranked last in U.S. Peace Index

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Louisiana is the least peaceful state to live in. That's according to the US Peace Index . This is the eleventh year in a row Louisiana ranked at the bottom of the list.

Crestworth Learning Academy experiences budget shortfall

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -Crestworth Learning Academy in Baton Rouge needs to make up a budget shortfall for the 2011 school year. This is according to their board of supervisors.

Widow recognizes Work Zone Awareness Week

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) — Debra Lemoine always felt nervous when her husband, Robert, was on the job. “It was always a worry,” she says.

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.