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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:18pm

FOX 48 Updates

Alexandria eye surgeon gave emotional keynote speech to Scottish colleagues

Alexandria eye surgeon Dr. Robert Bruce Wallace, III, delivered a keynote address at an annual meeting Stirling University in Stirling, Scotland, to the Scottish Ophthalmological Society last month.

First Lady Jindal announces Governor’s Mansion is 'going pink'

For the sixth consecutive year, First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today that the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion will be lit pink until Thursday, October 17 in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

BESE makes slight adjustments to 'Common Core' education standards after public outcry

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has responded to the concerns of educators and parents related to the Common Core State Standards by revising policies at its October 16 meeting.

WWII marine's dog tags found, will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery on Friday

A World War II marine from Louisiana will be buried this week with full military honors at the Arlington National Cemetery, along with his Captain.

La. Rep. Lance Harris will go back to school

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Local residents weigh in on what they think the government should do

The government is still shutdown, and former Congressman Charlie Melancon said he has some solutions. He thinks everyone should come together, but what do the people think?

Bar success rates drop for third exam period in a row

Hundreds of newly-minted lawyers are celebrating. But there are fewer people joining the industry than in years past. The results of the July Louisiana Bar Exam were released Friday.

Remains of missing WWII marine from Louisiana identified

The remains of a Louisiana marine who went missing in action during WWII will be returned to his family.

Driver carrying vehicle trailer crashes; ejects three cars onto I-10

A man pulling a car carrier behind his truck crashed, ejecting three cars onto I-10. The Lake Charles Police Department was sent to I-10 westbound at mile post 33 to investigate a crash at 9:01 a.m.

La. Lottery announce Mega Millions game enhancements begin Oct. 19

On Saturday, Oct. 19, the multistate game Mega Millions will undergo enhancements designed to create larger jackpots and more millionaires, according to the Louisiana Lottery.