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Tips for Employers Hiring Young Workers

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 3, 2011) — With the start of summer, more than 4 million young workers nationwide will be looking for employment.

Pinnacle Entertainment confirms construction details

Pinnacle Entertainment filed an 8K disclosing some changes to their construction services agreement for L'Auberge Baton Rouge. There is now a guaranteed date of completion by May 31, 2012 and a maximum construction price of $229 million.

Advance Baton Rouge Charter School Association Hosts Teacher / Administrator Recruitment Fair

Baton Rouge, LA — The Advance Baton Rouge Charter School Association (ABR) will host its first Certified Teacher and Administrator Recruitment Fair Saturday, June 4, 2011 at the Baton Rouge Marriot, 5500 Hilton Ave.

The Civil Air Patrol helping out in time of need

Waters along the Atchafalaya and Mississippi Rivers are still above flood stage and the Civil Air Patrol has been playing a big role in the flood fight.

Toddler found in car with dead woman

Authorities say a Metairie woman left her toddler inside a car with a dead body. Jessica Ockman, 33, faces child desertion and other drug-related charges after she was found unconscious in a Metairie gas station bathroom.

Police Chief addresses citizens' concerns

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - — Less than a week after being named police chief, Dewayne White spent time addressing the concerns of citizens who call Baton Rouge home, Citizens like John Daniel, “we have to build relationships based up

St. Amant family receives help from community

ST. AMANT, La (FOX44) — When Selena Himel was 20 weeks pregnant, she received some shocking news. Her unborn daughter was diagnosed with a rare birth defect.

'Tobacco Tax' clears Senate

A decision by the Louisiana Senate to maintain the current tobacco tax is being praised by the American Cancer Society. In a 29 to 8 vote this morning, the Senate elected to continue a 4-cent tobacco tax that was set to rollback in 2012.

Local police check car seats

GONZALES, La (FOX44) — Local police are making sure your children are safe and secure on the road.

Record heat could equal record food prices

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - Record heat, wind, and extreme drought conditions have farmers working overtime to keep crops alive. That combination could end up costing you money.