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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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28 min ago | NOLA.com

Uber in Baton Rouge: People are seriously excited

A December 2013 image from the web site of Uber, a mobile application-based, car-for-hire service that is now operational in Baton Rouge.

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4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

New Louisiana products include a Baton Rouge barbecue sauce and Tony's mixer

Looking at you, Louisiana products. These are happening now. Also: I expect to see and report on more new products from our state next month, when there are usually debuts at the Louisiana Restaurant Show.

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6 hrs ago | The Advocate

BRPD Id's man shot to death on South 17th St.

Travis Jones, 22 of 1860 Blvd De Province, was the Baton Rouge man shot to death Thursday night in the 200 block of South 17th Street, police announced at 9:05 a.m. Friday.

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7 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Louisiana ruling on confession rankles Catholics

A Louisiana Supreme Court decision reaffirmed in May 2014 has revived a sex abuse lawsuit in which parents are suing a priest and a Baton Rouge Catholic diocese for not reporting the alleged abuse when the teenager confessed to the priest about it.

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11 hrs ago | WBRZ

George Rodrigue's legacy lives on in scholarship program

The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts awarded $50,000 in scholarships to 21 finalists from around Louisiana in the 5th Annual Art Contest themed, "Louisiana's Natural Beauty."

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Collins, Alexander names to Outland Trophy Watch List

Information provided by LSU Sports BATON ROUGE - LSU senior left tackle La'el Collins and junior left guard Vadal Alexander were named to the 2014 Outland Trophy Watch List, the Football Writers Association of America announced Thursday.

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The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for July 11, 2014

NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 10 a.m., Leo S. Butler Community Center, 950 E. Washington St. Come make art for free with the Neighborhood Arts Project.

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The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Patrick Dennis -- Baton Rouge Sheriff's...

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office has released an image of the man deputies say attempted to rob a CVS store at 15255 George O'Neal Road around 9:10 a.m. Thursday.

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The Advocate

Study: Energy industry powers La. economy

East Baton Rouge Parish is one of four parishes that will enjoy a taxable-property bonanza over the five years ending 2017, thanks to expiring tax exemptions on refineries, according to economist Loren Scott.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Some drivers question changes at Burbank/E. Boyd intersection

Drivers on Burbank Dr. are allowed to continue through the intersection at E. Boyd Dr. without stopping.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Prosecution presents case against second driver in deadly 'road rage' crash that killed 5

The prosecution presented and rested its case Wednesday in the trial for the second driver charged in a "road rage" crash that killed five people, including three children.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Officials give tips on keeping safe during lightning strikes

Two homes were set on fire after lightning hit them during Tuesday's storm. One home was on Kenmore Avenue.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

More businesses petitioning to be annexed into Baton Rouge

Another move in the Baton Rouge versus proposed City of St. George saga played out late Wednesday.

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The Advocate

Kendall Washington named Baton Rouge paramedic of 2014

When Kendall Washington and about 70 other paramedics with East Baton Rouge Emergency Medical Services gathered for a training in-service recently, Washington was unaware he was about to receive his department's highest honor.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Five indicted in Iberville Parish deadly armed robbery

An Iberville Parish grand jury indicted five people Wednesday in connection to the shooting death of 34-year-old Hashim Henderson of Plaquemine, LA.

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The Times-Picayune

Former LSU hoops star Glen Davis will tour Baton Rouge for 'Booking with Big Baby'

Former LSU star Glen Davis will make a three-tour junket around Baton Rouge to promote reading and youth literacy.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Lawsuit against Catholic Diocese questions confidentiality of confessional

The Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge has vowed to fight all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court to defend its beliefs.

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WBRZ

Volunteers sought for Gayosa Park mural painting

BREC and The Walls Project announced they will team up on Saturday, July 12 to create in a mural in BREC's Gayosa Park and are on the lookout for artistic volunteers.

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NOLA.com

Irish language school makes rollicking 'Callin' Baton Rouge' cover: Watch it here

An Irish language school released a cover of "Callin' Baton Rouge," the country love song made famous by Garth Brooks.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Advocate

Risks of police work take tolls on officers, families

Baton Rouge Police Department Cpl. Richard McCloskey, right, and Sgt. Chris Polito, both members of the department's Special Response Team, we're honored Tuesday for surviving being shot while on duty by Safariland, the company that manufactures the bulletproof vests that stopped the .40-caliber bullets fired at the officers on April 16. "Baby, ... (more)

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