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LSU Vet School Open House

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The LSU Vet school held an open house today. Lots of people came to lsu with dogs, pigs, and even tigers to experience all the facets of the vet school.

Early morning fire started by fireplace ashes

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Early this Saturday morning, a house burned leaving six people homeless. It happened around 3:00 a.m. St. George firefighters arrived to flames running up the outside wall, into the attic.

Population up in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) -- The report is out, and Baton Rouge numbers are way up. According to the 2010 Census, the suburbs of Baton Rouge were some of the fastest growing parishes over the last decade.

Homeless shelters packed

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Sylvester Carlos remembers days like todays. He used to be homeless. "I'd find myself a piece of cardboard, and then wrap myself up, and wrap real good."

Track star signs with Texas A&M

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- Track star Kamaria Brown overcame a controversial lawsuit with her old school and ended up with a full athletic scholarship.

Women's and Gender Studies up for review

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- The Women's and Gender Studies program has been on the verge of being cut from LSU for the last two years, and now, one day after possible tuition hikes are announced by Governor Bobby Jindal, the degree program i

Tax credit costing home buyers

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- If you cashed in on the first time homeowner's credit within the last two years, you might have to pay it back.

State Troopers take a Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Saturday morning, Baton Rouge's finest dove into the LSU lakes. It was all for the Special Olympic athletes.

Troopers plan to take the "Polar Plunge" tomorrow

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The temperature tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. will be 58 degrees. Not too chilly but still not swimming weather. But some louisiana state police troopers plan to take the plunge.

Lawsuit filed against state ethics board

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) -- A local businessman is fighting back, after he says he was wrongfully prosecuted by the Louisiana Board of Ethics.