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McAlister's Deli to give away tea all day, July 29th

(Ridgeland, MS) - McAlister’s Deli is finding sweet ways for customers to beat the heat this summer by declaring July 29, 2010 “Free Tea Day.” From dishing fresh, seasonal menu items to hosting its first ever Tea Town Showdown

Fire near LSU Under Investigation

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) - It took almost two hours for firefighters to get a blaze on State Street under control.

Complete Closure of I-10 Mississippi River Bridge, East and West Baton Rouge Parishes scheduled for August 1

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that The I-10 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed to traffic from 1 a.m. - 8 a.m.

Eastbound lanes preparing to shift to new pavement along I-12 Widening Project

The lane shifts along I-12 eastbound will occur over the course of two nights:

Raising Cane's celebrates 'National Chicken Finger Day'

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) -- Walk into a Raising Canes today and you could get a little extra of the so-called 'one love.' The popular chicken joint declared today National Chicken Finger Day.

The search for the next 'American Idol' continues in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (WGMB) - Months of practicing came to an end in New Orleans. 6000 voices packed the New Orleans Arena to audition for American Idol. All but a few made the cut to the next round.

More than 100 dogs rescued from puppy mill

TYLERTOWN, MISSISSIPPI (WGMB)--More than a hundred dogs are being rehabilitated at an animal sanctuary in Mississippi after they were rescued from a puppy mill in Robert, La.

Livingston Parish Preps for Bonnie

The current path of tropical depression "Bonnie" cuts right through Southeast Louisiana.

Urgent closure of right lane of I-12 westbound Concrete joint separated

Baton Rouge - Beginning at 10 a.m. today, the right lane on I-12 westbound will be closed for approximately ½ mile beginning at the top of the 4-H Club Road overpass.

X-Rays Critical Evidence in Mel Gibson Case

X-rays taken 2 days after Mel Gibson allegedly punched Oksana Grigorieva could be pivotal evidence in the Sheriff's investigation .... TMZ has learned.