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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 $179,900. More Baton Rouge information.

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3 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Sheriff to hold 5 p.m. news conference on shooting death of 7-year-old

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux will hold a 5 p.m. news conference to announce a new development in this weekend's deadly shooting of a 7-year-old boy.

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4 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Authorities search businesses connected to embattled Palermo

The 6th Annual Cajun Castaway Kayak Fishing Tournament will be held from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on August 23 in Lake Charles.

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9 hrs ago | WBRZ

Houmas House Plantation's Tahini Grouper with Couscous Salad

Fete Baton Rouge is now less than two weeks away. Many of Louisiana's top chefs will come together for a night of fine food, wine and celebration.

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13 hrs ago | The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

WINE & JEMINI VENTURE: 6 p.m., Rennaissance Hotel of Baton Rouge, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. The Baton Rouge-based band will perform original acoustic music as well as covers.

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17 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Common Core backers take court victory over Gov. Bobby Jindal

A Baton Rouge judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of a New Orleans charter school group and the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education in their fight to proceed with national Common Core tests .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Les Miles Radio Show debuts Wednesday

The Les Miles Show will have its 2014 debut on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. from TJ Ribs on Acadian Thruway.

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The Advocate

Baton Rouge man accused in rash of Ascension auto burglaries

Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man Tuesday in a rash of vehicle burglaries last month in the Geismar area, said Maj.

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The Times-Picayune

Dog-friendly Baton Rouge: Our guide to the bars and restaurants that welcome pups

Heading out on the town with your pooch? It's always nice to make sure they're well-dressed for the occasion.

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WBRZ

Restraining order issued against age restriction

Louisiana court officials facing new age restrictions that could oust them from office will instead be allowed to sign up for re-election bids next week.

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NOLA.com

Baton Rouge woman ordered to pay nearly $44 million in restitution for Medicare fraud scheme involving mentally ill

The Baton Rouge owner of three mental health centers was sentenced Monday to pay $43.5 million in restitution and serve 8-and-a-half years in federal prison for a Medicare fraud scheme.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Dashcam video shows fiery I-10 accident as it happens

A video posted Sunday to YouTube shows the moment when a Lincoln Towncar and an 18-wheeler collided last Monday on I-10 in Gulfport.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Advocate

Public hearing on red snapper draws record crowd at the Hyatt Place

Going by the title "Sector Separation" given the plan by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, Reef Fish Amendment 40 will divide recreational fishing for red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico into "private" and "for-hire" sectors.

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The Advocate

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Advocate staff file photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- The exterior of the East Baton Rouge School Board offices building on South Foster Drive.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Valentine tweets he's cleared to play for the Tigers, LSU says not quite yet

Travonte Valentine tweeted Monday morning that he has been cleared to play for LSU and is on his way to Baton Rouge.

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NOLA.com

Teacher facing child sex charges makes bond in Washington Parish, being held in Baton Rouge, newspaper reports

Murry "Joey" Duncan, a former special education teacher at Mt. Hermon Junior High School in Washington Parish, faces child sex abuse charges in Washington, East Baton Rouge parishes.

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The Times-Picayune

Crawfish boil-inspired Nikes sell out at Baton Rouge shop, more to be available

The crawfish boil-inspired Nikes designed by local skateboard shop employee Hunter Hulin have been on the market for two days, but they're already red hot.

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WBRZ

Go Bowling for Babies with Kiwanis

The Kiwanians' fundraiser is Saturday from 2 - 4 p.m. at Circle Bowl in Baton Rouge.

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The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB: Noon, Belle of Baton Rouge, 102 France St. William Broussard, director of athletics at Southern University, will speak about the upcoming football season and give updates on the other athletic programs at Southern.

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WBRZ

Slocum falls short of Wyndham title, FedEx Cup

Heath Slocum shared a tie for the lead after 70 holes of the Wyndham championship, but by the 72nd hole both the title - and a place in the FedEx Cup - had eluded his grasp.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Advocate

Police: Drunk passenger grabs wheel, car strikes two pedestrians

Two pedestrians were in serious condition Sunday and a car's passenger was booked on a count of DWI after the passenger yanked the steering wheel, sending the car barreling into the two men before it crashed into a gas station, police say.

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