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Census: LA down one congressional seat

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - 2010 Census numbers are in - and the news isn't all good for Louisiana. The Census Bureau says although there was some population growth in Louisiana - it's not enough to keep all 7 Congressional Districts.

Livingston Parish Council Votes two cent sales tax

LIVINGSTON, La (WGMB) - December 20, 2010 - The Livingston parish council voted tonight on a decision that could raise the parish thousands of dollars.

Police crack down on crime

WALKER, La (WGMB) -- It may be Christmas week, but that's not stopping police in one town from cracking down on crime. The Walker police chief decided to have a drug roundup to get get dealers off the streets.

Baton Rouge is getting a Universal Christmas gift

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - December 20, 2010 - Baton Rouge is getting a christmas gift tonight that's been over four hundred years in the making.


BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - CATS Officials are getting ready for service cuts and fare hikes next year. It's all part of an attempt to make up for a deficit of over a million dollars.

Plane Crash kills three in Crowley

CROWLEY, LA (WGMB) - December 19, 2010 - The FAA says a plane crashed around 4:30 Saturday afternoon in Crowley. Three people have been killed, and two injured.

Red Stick Bowl 2010

BATON ROUGE, LA(WGMB) - December 18, 2010 - Today was the ninth annual Red Stick Bowl. It's a chance for the best of the best in Louisiana high school football to compete.

Cabela's brings cajun to Christmas

GONZALES, LA (WGMB) - December 18, 2010 - At Cabela's today, Santa made his stop in the bayou state. Known as Papa Noel in cajun french, Santa Claus was on the porch of his cabin today to see which who was naughty and nice.

Meth Bust in Tangipahoa Parish

KENTWOOD, La (WGMB) - Seven people are locked up on a list of charges - including creating a meth lab. It comes after a 6 month investigation.

NFL on FOX Gets a Visit from St. Jude Patient

Memphis, Tenn. – (Dec. 13, 2010) – On Sunday, 11-year-old St.