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Police find body in burned car on levee

Police are searching for clues after a body was found in the trunk of a burned-out vehicle Tuesday morning. WAFB is on the scene and Kelsey Davis will have the latest tonight on the news at 5 and 6.

The superintendent of the Central School System tells 9news he made a big mistake. Last night the school board voted unanimously to hire the man he recommended to become the principal of Central Middle School, but it turns out, that man has a blistered past. WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes will have the details tonight on 9news at 6.

Today is day 2 for jury selection in the Lil Boosie murder trial. WAFB's Tyana Williams has been in the courtroom all day and will have the latest tonight on the news at 5 and 6.

The legislative budget process is getting a little heated down at the State Capitol. WAFB's Capitol Correspondent Jim Shannon reports tonight on 9news at 5 and 6 on some sniping between Jindal administration people and lawmakers.

Have you ever taken a medicine that caused you to pack on the pounds? One south Louisiana woman went up four dress sizes taking a popular anti-depressant. Tonight in Healthline@10 with Phil Rainier, learn what medicines cause you to gain weight and what doctors say you can do to get well without putting on the pounds.

Tropical moisture flowing inland from the Gulf of Mexico should provide a pretty decent chance of showers and t-storms on Wednesday. Check in with the 9STORM TEAM on 9News at 5, 6, 9, and 10 for the latest.

Check out a comprehensive 90 minutes of WAFB News beginning at 5 p.m. with Cheryl Mercedes.  We'll have the CBS Evening News at 5:30, then return with local news with Donna Britt and George Sells at 6 p.m.

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