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Fire erupts inside home on Gayosa Street in Baton Rouge

 A fire broke out inside a home on the 1800 block of Gayosa Street in Baton Rouge this afternoon.

BR mom hopes to inspire young women through book

 "So why not? Amazon... Amazon Girl," said Elizabeth Demarest. That is the name of Demarest's first book. She grew up in the Amazon helping her family build churches and homes for people who had nothing.

The Louisiana budget: What are the best options?

 Louisiana, we need to talk. You have a spending problem. It’s leading to budget cuts in state offices, health care and higher education. How did you let yourself get this bad?

UnitedHealth limits coverage for most common hysterectomies

 The nation's largest insurer is putting sharp limits on the most common form of hysterectomies, saying the procedure poses a health threat and that a different form of the surgery has been found to be safer.

Author shares personal reasons why Lousiana should expand access to mental health care

 While politicians debate the need for mental health services and how to pay for them, Pete Earley came to Baton Rouge to share his personal reasons for wanting to expand access to care.

What is net neutrality?

A decision today paves the way for "equal opportunity" for the internet. In a three-to-two decision, the federal communications commission voted for more internet regulations, known as "net neutrality."

llamas on the lam capture nations attention

Picture a mix of your favorite movie car chase and a trip to the zoo. Two llamas were on the loose in Sun City, Arizona, Thursday, with TV cameras following them as law enforcement closed in.

3 men try to join ISIS: Here's what we know

Their arrests took place in New York and Florida.

AG: Baker couple stole almost $450,000 from state’s Medicaid program

A Baker husband and wife have been arrested for conspiring to defraud the state’s Medicaid program of more than $400,000, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Apple iPhone import ban sought by suit

Networking giant Ericsson is trying to stop Apple from importing iPhones and iPads to the United States. It's part of a prolonged patent dispute between the two companies that has recently landed in several courts.