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Baton Rouge, Louisiana is located in East Baton Rouge Parish. Zip codes in Baton Rouge, LA include 70894, 70807, and 70814. The median home price in Baton Rouge is $169,000. More Baton Rouge information.

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3 hrs ago | The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for April 21, 2014

PEOPLES HEALTH HEALTHY COOKING DEMONSTRATION: 11 a.m. registration, noon class, Ochsner Medical Center, 17000 Medical Center Drive.

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5 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

Marker honors role of county in 1812 war

Historical Society president Malcolm Allen unveiled this week a historical marker at the old courthouse in Holmesville commemorating Pike County's role in the War of 1812.

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7 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Louisiana governor, superintendent at standoff over Common Core

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Neither side is budging in the battle of educational philosophies between Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Superintendent of Education John C. White over whether the state should continue implementing the Common Core State Standards and the testing component aligned with those standards.

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11 hrs ago | The Advocate

James Gill: If Louisiana Family Forum is for a bill, surely, rational people are against it

Naturally, the forum wins every time. Its latest triumph came last week when legislators declined to remove an anti-gay relic of the dark ages from the books.

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16 hrs ago | The Advocate

Baton Rouge police briefs for April 20, 2014

Baton Rouge police arrested a 19-year-old man Friday accused of walking into a home on Spanish Town Road with two handguns and robbing three people.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Advocate

Insurer finds success picking up hurricane policies

"For the next year, year-and-a-half or so, we're going to focus on Louisiana and make sure we capture as much market opportunity as we can."

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The Advocate

Prosecutor alleges more investors enticed with tax credits

Former Baton Rouge businessman Gregory M. Walker, who has admitted defrauding buyers of $1.4 million in Louisiana film tax credits that he did not own, allegedly enticed $325,000 from other investors in July.

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The Advocate

BR police investigating fatal shooting on East Polk Street

Baton Rouge police were investigating a shooting Saturday that left at least one dead and one injured in the 600 block of East Polk Street.

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The Advocate

EBR building permits rise 16% in first quarter

Rendering provided by 440 on Third -- The former Capital One Bank building in downtown Baton Rouge is shown with an additional floor as part of a remodeling that will convert the building into apartments, commercial and office space and house a Matherne's Supermarket.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Mayor, others honored as Pioneering Journalists

Mayor Kip Holden was honored at the Second Annual Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists Scholarship luncheon.

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The Advocate

Our Views: High life in politics

Politicians are human beings, and surely some of them can be forgiven if they cling to their offices in the state House and Senate as much for the fine dining and high life of Baton Rouge compared with, say, Shongaloo.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Advocate

Faith Matters: Journey Church says egg hunt way to teach Gospel

For the fifth straight year, Journey Church in Greenwell Springs is using its biggest outreach event - The Great Egg Hunt - to help share the Gospel.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Historic Baton Rouge golf course will re-open

Stan McDaniel and his friends gathered at the former Oaks at Sherwood Friday afternoon like they do every week.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man accused of raping woman, stealing food stamp card

A Baton Rouge man was arrested early Friday morning on charges of aggravated rape, armed robbery, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a stolen firearm and second degree kidnapping.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Police compete in canine competition

Baton Rouge Police K-9 Division recently placed first overall in the Patrol dogs competition as part of the annual United States Police Canine Region 10 Field Trials.

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The Town Talk

Early voting starts Saturday for May 3 election

Early voting begins across the state Saturday for the May 3 general election. Voting will continue through April 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., excluding Sunday.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

St. Joseph Cathedral hosts outdoor Way of the Cross

A Valley mom accused of leaving her children in the car while she went on a job interview promised to talk about it Tuesday.

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The Advocate

Three businesses apply for annexation into Baton Rouge

The three businesses are located just south of the city limits in the area that is being proposed for the new city of St. George.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Fmr US attorney in BR heads Gulf oil spill audit panel

A former US attorney in Baton Rouge heads up a new three-member audit panel appointed to review the settlement program arising from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Advocate

Southern celebrates 100 years in Baton Rouge

The people that make up the Southern University community will never forget the institution's history.

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Flood Warning for East Baton Rouge Parish was issued at April 20 at 10:45AM CDT

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