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Cabela's and Swamp People host Fishing Derby

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - Saturday morning, youngsters got a chance to get free screenings while fishing with cast members of the Swamp People. It's the Cabela's Blood Pressure for Kids Fishing Derby!

Tiger fans support cancer research

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Tiger fans are taking over Tuscaloosa, and there's one group who are using their trip to tackle a good cause.

Charter school proposed in Baker

BAKER, La (FOX44) -- Patricia Haynes was appalled when she saw the school work her grandchildren were bringing home.

Southern dorm evacuates due to gas leak

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Gradison dorms also known as the football dorms at Southern University had to be evacuated for twenty minutes today after construction crews burst a pipeline. It happened shortly before 2:00 this afternoon.

Ten Commandments stolen from Denham Springs church

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (FOX44) - Police officers from Denham Springs say they're on the lookout for thieves who stole the Ten Commandments from the First United Methodist Church Thursday night.

Big game ticket scams worry students

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) — With only days left until the purple and gold take on the #2 ranked Crimson Tide, fans are looking for ways to get their hands on tickets to the game. Now, scammers are taking advantage of that search.

Hollis Orthodontics creates candy buy back system

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - It's Halloween, and that means more candy that's hard on your teeth, especially if you wear braces.

"The Real World" holds casting calls in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The TV Show "The Real World" is giving kids in Baton Rouge the chance to be a part of MTV history.

19th JDC cleans up Sweet Olive Cemetery

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The 19th Judicial Drug Court program rolled up their sleeves Saturday to clean up one of Baton Rouge's oldest cemetaries.

Drug Take Back Day 2011

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Saturday State and City police agencies held their annual Drug Take Back day.