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HAPPENING TODAY: School bus catches fire, investigation underway; 'Diversity Job Fair;' hearing set for Ascension Parish president

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A school bus was destroyed by fire overnight. Now, investigators in Baton Rouge are trying to figure out what happened. We’ll get you caught up. Click here for more

Plus, Liz Koh will fill you in on a "Diversity Job Fair." It’s open to all, but targeting one group specifically. She’ll tell you all about it. Click here for more

And, did you see the story out of California? A restaurant is accused of selling Popeye’s Fried Chicken under another name and for more money. Don’t mess with Louisiana’s Kitchen! Click here for more


  • Nice and cool to start the morning. Morning temperatures are in the low to mid 50°s and will warm quickly through the mid morning into the afternoon. Afternoon highs will top out in the low 80°s under mostly sunny skies. No need for an umbrella today, but you might want the sunglasses. Humidity levels will remain tolerable. It will be a very nice evening with temperatures falling through the 70°s into the 60°s. Overnight into Thursday morning we will dip into the mid 50°s. Highs will be a little warmer into the mid 80°s. Once again humidity levels will be tolerable.
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