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EBR Schools Vaccinate more than 43,000 children

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Children all over East Baton Rouge Parish are getting vaccinations this flu season, and jasmine arita is one of over 43,000 students who are getting the vaccine from school based clinics, she says with the new nasal sp

Baton Rouge's Fire Prevention Week

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Members of the East Baton Rouge Fire Department honored the local chapter of the American Red Cross at the firefighter's annual banquet.

Coach Trent Johnson takes on all comers in dodgeball

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — LSU Men's Basketball Coach Trent Johnson hosted a dodgeball tournement this afternoon of epic proportions.

Coach Trent Johnson takes on all comers in dodgeball

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - LSU Men's Basketball Coach Trent Johnson hosted a dodgeball tournement this afternoon of epic proportions.

Local woman sues Facebook

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - An East Baton Rouge parish woman is suing Facebook. According to reports, the lawsuit claims Facebook is breaking wiretap laws.

Report: La. worst high school dropout rates in country

BATON ROUGE, LA — A new report says Louisiana is the worst in the nation when it comes to high school dropouts. The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana says the state’s graduation rate is just 67%.

High school dropout shares success story

PLAQUEMINE, La (FOX44) — A new report says Louisiana is the worst in the nation when it comes to high school dropouts. The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana says the state’s graduation rate is just 67%.

Southern Jags look to be 3-2 in SWAC

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Southern Jags are coming off another heartbreaking loss this weekend. But now on the latter end of the season, Coach Stump Mitchell feels they're finally working all the kinks out.

LSU cheerleader hit by car on River Road

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — An LSU cheerleader is recovering at the hospital after someone hit him with a car on River Road and then drove off.

Tropical area to watch

An elongated area of low pressure near Cuba and the southern Bahamas is producing showers and storms. Reports show the low pressure is better organized and has become better defined.