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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:18pm

FOX 48 Updates

WE DO marriage equality campaign to hold final Mississippi protest in AFA’s backyard

As a campaign for marriage equality continues in Mississippi, the American Family Association reaffirms its position.

Curbside recycling in Natchez begins July 31

Over the past two weeks, Waste Pro began handing out the new trash and recycling bins throughout Natchez.

LSU professor featured in volume on prison issues about criminal justice system

The United States incarcerates a higher percentage of its adult population than any other nation. Presently, more than one in 100 Americans over the age of 18 are imprisoned. In Louisiana, the figure is one in 86.  

Bayou Corne evacuation order could last for years

People living in Bayou Corne received the news they never wanted to hear. It could be several years before they can go back home scientists explained at a community meeting. Tuesday there are still a lot of questions.

Bayou Corne residents tell their story in Baton Rouge

People living in Bayou Corne brought their fight for justice to Baton Rouge. They've struggled for almost a year since a massive sinkhole formed near their homes. The message for the world was clear: help.

Job Corps education/training centers in La. are now accepting students for new program year

For eligible young people, ages 16 to 24, the U.S.

Art at risk on the bayou; culture of a community sinking away

One woman in Bayou Corne is fighting to keep her community's culture alive. She is doing it by using material from the bayou to make pieces of artwork, but a massive sinkhole might mean she could have to change her entire business.

Decision to avoid veto session devastates families waiting on NOW slots

The Brown family has spent the last few weeks hoping for a miracle. "I don't know what they're reason could have been but we all hoped, and prayed and worked for a better outcome," explained Ursula Brown.

NOAA predicting record-breaking 'Dead Zone' in Gulf of Mexico

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a record-size “dead zone” in the Gulf this summer, stretching from South Texas all the way to Alabama.