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Baker, Louisiana is located in East Baton Rouge Parish. Zip codes in Baker, LA include 70704, and 70714. The median home price in Baker is $101,900. More Baker information.

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11 hrs ago | The Advocate

Baker mayor has standoff with council over audit fee

Mayor Harold Rideau vowed Tuesday night he will not sign a contract by Postlethwaite & Netterville to audit the city's books for the 2014-15 fiscal year for a maximum fee of $62,500, even though he city council authorized him to do so.

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12 hrs ago | The Advocate

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Advocate file photo by APRIL BUFFINGTON -- New state law states that students cannot be dropped off or picked up at a location that requires them to cross a road or highway.

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17 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Hazmat officials cleaning up diesel spill after 18-wheeler tanker ruptures

In Baker, La. Tuesday morning, an 18-wheeler ran over something on I-110 at Hwy.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Driver cited after striking 7-year-old girl getting off the bus

A seven-year-old girl from Clinton suffered moderate to serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle after getting off the school bus.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Advocate

Incumbents, newcomers seek seat on EBR School Board

Control of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board will hinge on a handful of competitive races Nov. 4 that feature candidates backed by business leaders, others with connections to the school system as well about half who are running for office for the first time.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Advocate

Faith Matters: Biblical boost for marriages

"I use the Bible. I always go back to the Bible to help them out," Honore said. "Women are really anxious to give me their testimony of what is going on in their marriage."

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Boy, 7, killed in drive-by shooting in Baton Rouge, $10k reward...

East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux holds a picture of 7-year-old Terrez Coleman, who was struck and killed in a drive-by shooting on Saturday, Aug. 16. .

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Church leaders hold news conference to address murder of 7-year-old

The church clergy from north Baton Rouge gathered Wednesday morning to address the death of a 7-year-old boy who was shot while riding in the car with his family.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Mother of 7-year-old boy killed in shooting: 'I saw my son go down.'

An emotional Coleman family spoke with our news crew, sitting together, recalling the tragic events of the night.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WBRZ

This OMV only has one employee

State lawmakers say the wait times are too high at Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles locations, and it's created a problem for those who need to get their paperwork organized on time.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Advocate

EBR police and fire briefs for Aug. 16, 2014

A 21-year-old Baker man who was freed from jail on a $100,000 bail on two attempted second-degree murder charges from a 2013 drive-by shooting was arrested again on Thursday - after police say he almost ran over a police officer with his car.

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WBRZ

Man accused of attempted murder after chase

A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Zachary now faces an attempted murder charge after authorities said he tried to run over a police officer during a high speed chase.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Advocate

Pie flap prompts call for Baker council presidenta s resignation

A Baker citizen brandishing a marshmallow pie called for the resignation of city council president John Givens at the council's meeting Tuesday.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Thunderstorms cause power outages in Baton Rouge area Monday

Thunderstorms moving through the Baton Rouge area Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, contributed to power outages in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes affecting approximately 1,550 customers.

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The Advocate

Baker chamber names executive director

LaTania Anderson has been named executive director of the Baker Chamber of Commerce.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Advocate

RSD a rebootsa charter school effort in EBR parish

After nearly three years in the making, the Recovery School District in Baton Rouge is finally launching an extensive reboot, starting with five new charter schools opening their doors to children Monday.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Advocate

Baker council president jailed after Marshmallow Pie incident

Days after Baker's City Council President John Givens was accused of trying to steal a 50-cent pastry from Ragusa's Meat Market, the councilman surrendered to police Thursday while sales of the sweet treat have exploded, with customers dubbing them "Givens Pies."

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Safest Cities in Acadiana

Three Acadiana cities are ranked in the top ten safest places to live in Louisiana.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baker Workforce Development Center will train residents for refinery jobs

Louisiana State Police said a man suspected of being impaired was flown to the hospital by helicopter after a head-on collision Wednesday night that caused the other vehicle to flip over.

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The Advocate

Officials laud Baker workforce development program

More than 130 students have completed skilled trade classes in welding, electrical, millwright, pipefitting and water operations since the Baker Workforce Development Center opened in January, and area officials say it's the kind of program that should be replicated around the state.

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