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Jindal budget proposal cuts funding for pediatric clinic

On 9News at 6, you'll meet a family whose child has a genetic illness, and after many doctors, the LSU Pediatric Clinic found a treatment. Closing the clinic hurts them in a big way.

We'll have more on the move by Woodlawn and Shenandoah schools to say goodbye to the East Baton Rouge School System.

Ladies, it is Heart Health month, and today was a big fundraiser for the American Heart Association. Click Here to see a SLIDESHOW from the event.

After seeing the circus at the EBR school board, some are asking "who would want to come here?" The sole superintendent candidate scratched his name and the board failed to select an interim. Former members say this board needs to forget who funded their campaign and make some decisions. Go to www.wafb.com to see RAW video of Wednesday night's School Board meeting drama.

The Dow Jones industrial average is finishing six points higher at 12,890. The Standard & Poor's 500 is closing up two at 1,352. The Nasdaq composite ends the day up 11 at 2,927.

We've had to make some BIG adjustments to the forecast for the next few days after looking at the latest guidance. First, it now looks as though an approaching upper-air disturbance will help to set off widespread rains in the area on Friday. The clouds and rainfall will also keep things a bit cooler, with highs in the upper 50°s. http://www.wafb.com/weather

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