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Doing anything for missions donations

From corn syrup, to chocolate syrup, to ketchup, Taylor Fairbanks gladly endured it all for the camera. His buddies just kept piling it on, from clumpy brown sugar, to the lemon curd, his mother obviously had plans of using.

Parade parking limited

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) — Saint Patrick’s Day parade goers should expect limited parking under the Interstate 10 overpass at Perkins Road tomorrow. Lots near that area will be blocked off to make the atmosphere a little safer.

3 finalists named for EBR Superintendent job

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) The East Baton Rouge School Board has named 3 finalists in their Superintendent search.

Educators fight teacher tenure bill

BATON ROUGE,LA (FOX44) — "We have been so disrespected and in so many different ways," says Louisiana Association of Educators President Joyce Haynes.

Baton Rouge metro area has highest AIDS rate

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranks the Baton Rouge metro area number 1 in the United States for AIDS cases.

HIV patient speaks out

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Cassandra Whitty never thought she'd be diagnosed with HIV. "I couldn't believe it happened to me. I questioned God. Why me?"

Kelsey Scram takes BRPD Equalizer course

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A self defense class that's being put on for free by the Baton Rouge Police Department gives women a fighting chance at survival.

Together Baton Rouge Officials meet to save CATS

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Do you see this Traffic? This is what you have to drive in every day in Baton Rouge.

15 people are left homeless after a fire Monday morning

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Fifteen people are homeless after lightning struck this house on East Monarch Ave., and spread to the house next door. Volunteers assisting the families say the fire started just before two this morning.

Jindal State of the State

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — With 44 percent of Louisiana schools receiving a "D" or an "F" on the latest state school assessments, Governor Bobby Jindal stated to legislators on both sides that change is needed now.