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Visit Baton Rouge CEO Paul Arrigo speaks to Forum 35 about Tourism

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Visit Baton Rouge CEO Paul Arrigo speaks at the first "Forum Friday" Luncheon put on by the group Forum 35.

Spanishtown organizers say they'll roll rain or shine

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Greg Altenhofel has ridden with the Krewe of Bierbog in the Spanishtown parade for four years. He says they're adding some new features to the floats.

Livingston Parish President looking to move forward

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) — Taking on the top position in Livingston Parish has led to long hours and busy days for Layton Ricks, but he says he loves his new job.

Livingston Parish President looking to move forward

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La (FOX44) — Taking on the top position in Livingston Parish has led to long hours and busy days for Layton Ricks, but he says he loves his new job.

No orange stickers for 'drug houses'

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX44) The New Orleans Police Chief proposes, then drops a controversial program to identify homes investigated for drug activity.

Suspect arrested for double shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) This is a FOX44 update. Tameka Johnson, 29, has turned herself in to police. She will be charged with 2nd Degree Murder and booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.  

Baton Rouge seventh for job growth

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — When it comes to finding jobs, Baton Rouge will be a good place to start looking. According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, the capitol city ranks seventh for projected job growth through 2020.

Parents, teachers talk education reform

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Louisiana's education leaders met in Baton Rouge to talk about ways to fix what's happening in classrooms across the state.

Education summit to tackle big reform issues

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Janeen Johnson moved to Ascension Parish to get her children away from the East Baton Rouge Parish School System.

Governor Bobby Jindal honors Louisiana's oldest living couple

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - On Valentine's Day in Baton Rouge, Governor Bobby Jindal took some time to honor Louisiana's longest married couple.