9News Early Edition from Matt Williams: July 8, 2014 - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Motorcyclist dies in crash with SUV

From the desk of Matt Williams: Coming up this morning

So where does Tiger Stadium rank when it comes to the best around? And no, Tiger fans, you can’t vote. However, as it turns out, you don’t need to. It still tops the list. Plus, how are you handling the summer heat? Well, you may not be handling it as well as you think. Do you know the signs of heat stroke? The American Heart Association will be in studio to fill you in. And, Kelsey Davis gives you a preview of the Republican Luncheon coming up.

Check out our DOTD Traffic Watch cameras before hitting the road today to make sure there aren't any delays on your route. If you do run into any unusual traffic issues while on the roads, you can always see traffic on our WAFB app. Join us for 9NTM & The Early Edition beginning at 4:30 a.m.


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