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It's Election Night in Louisiana

WGMB (BATON ROUGE) - It's election night in Louisiana, and Fox 44 News Baton Rouge is tracking election results.

Firefighters trade Red for Pink

Firefighters were out in full force today, but to battle a different adversary, Breast Cancer. The Clinton volunteer Fire Department has teamed up with the Susan G. Komen foundation to raise awareness all this month.

Concerns With Voter Turnout

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) -  The Secretary of State's office says they've only seen about 80 thousand votes cast in Early Voting.

Interim superintendent named for Baker schools

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) --The Baker School Board has named an interim superintendent. Iris Walker is filling in until the board finds a permanent replacement.

Wish granted for Iota boy

It's a wish come true for one young Louisiana native. A chronically sick boy took to the skies today for the trip of a lifetime.

Silent bike ride planned for Engler family

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--There's a chance this weekend to support the family affected by the murder in beauregard town last week. A silent bike ride and benefit is planned for the Engler family this sunday.

LSU FETI Receives a Brand New Fire Truck

LSU firefighters get a new truck that shows their true colors. Just in time for the Tennessee game, the LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute received a new firetruck that is completely decked out in purple and gold.

LSU professors look for work elsewhere

Budget cut talk has some of LSU's best and brightest employees heading for the hills, and students worry their education will suffer because of it.

BREC Worker Killed

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) - A 65 year old BREC worker is dead after a fall Thursday morning. Thomas A LeDuff Jr. Died after falling from a rooftop skylight at Forest Community Park.

Truck in Sinkhole

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) - A small headache late Thursday morning for some downtown drivers. A truck found its way into a sinkhole on St Joseph Street.