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Barrow honors troops

BATON ROUGE, La (Mayor's Office) — Troops are honored today with a ceremony led by Baton Rouge representative Regina Barrow.

Corps to close bays at Bonnet Carré Spillway

NEW ORLEANS, La. - On Tuesday, June 14, the Recovery School District (RSD) will open Parent-Family Resource Centers at four locations around the city of New Orleans.

Karate helping to build bonds

Baton Rouge, La (FOX44) — The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Department, along with local residents, used martial arts to get connected to the community.

Jambalaya Champions assist in Joplin effort

GONZALES, LA (FOX44) - Cooks with the Jamblaya Festival Association are heading north to Joplin, Missouri.

The Jambalaya Festival Association is giving much needed relief to Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo (FOX44) - Cooks with the Jambalaya Festival Association are heading up to Joplin, Missouri to provide the residents up there with some much needed relief.

A birthday celebration at Perkins Rowe for some very special heroes

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A birthday celebration in Baton Rouge today for a branch of the military. The United States Army is celebrating their 236th birthday at Perkins Rowe all day on June 10th.

LSU Scientists say "new oil" is not from BP

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Tests are in that show the oil recently spotted in the Gulf of Mexico is *not* from BP's spill. LSU scientists say this stuff is in fact fresh south Louisiana crude.

LSU Scientists say "new oil" is not from BP

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Tests are in that show the oil recently spotted in the Gulf of Mexico is *not* from BP's spill. LSU scientists say this stuff is in fact fresh south Louisiana crude.

Flags at half staff for Ville Platte victims

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — All of the state, flags are being flown at half staff today. That's to honor the two state insurance fraud investigators who were killed in Ville Platte Tuesday by an insurance agent.

300seats brings culture and creativity to the Capitol City

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A group of entrepreneurs are bringing something different to the capitol city. A new company will introduce creative culture from all over the world right here.