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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

Prosecution introduces confession video in trial of man charged in Brusly High student's death

A Sulphur woman was shot in the face after allegedly trying to hit a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputy with her car.

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5 hrs ago | SBWire

Judge Mike Caldwell Seeks for Reelection in Baton Rouge

Mike Caldwell today announced his intention to seek reelection to Division I of the 19th Judicial District Court.

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9 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Middle school vice principal allegedly exchanges nude photos with teen girl

WMC Action News 5's Nick Kenney took the new information Twenty toothbrushes, eight flash drives, four guns, nipple clamps, sex toys, lingerie: those are just a few of the items seized from the property of a Memphis businessman charged with rape.

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10 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man on a mission to honor Vietnam vets

There are not many people who know why September 19 is significant, but a Baton Rouge man is focused on making people aware.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for July 23, 2014

A Monday night shooting in the 5500 block of St. Gerard Street left a 23-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his upper and lower torso, but his injuries are not considered life threatening.

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The Advocate

Southeast Middle vice principal booked in exchange of nude photos with 15-year-old

A vice principal at Southeast Middle School was arrested Tuesday after admitting to investigators he sent nude pictures of himself via Facebook to a 15-year-old one night while he was drunk.

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The Advocate

La. leads nation in industrial construction value

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Louisiana led all U.S. states in the value of industrial construction projects during 2013 and was ranked second overall for all commercial construction, Projects like the Methanex methanol plant in Geismar are driving activity.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Caught on Camera: Man jumps out of 3rd story window to escape fire

Officials with the Baton Rouge Fire Department say an adult jumped from a window of an apartment complex to escape a fire that started just after 1:30 p.m. Firefighters rescued 13 people from the fire that evacuated a building at Savoy Plaza Apartments, located at 520 Wooddale Boulevard, near Florida Blvd. Three of the 13 who were rescued were ... (more)

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JBL VTX Line Arrays Deployed In "X Mode" For 2014 Miss Usa Interviews

Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Premier Sound Services recently provided the sound reinforcement for the Miss USA Pageant, one of the country's most widely viewed beauty contests.

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The Advocate

Five of six Baton Rouge Lakes must be dredged, study shows

An environmental study commissioned by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation found that five out of six of the Baton Rouge Lakes are too shallow, confirming the need to dredge the lakes to prevent them from reverting to swampland.

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The Advocate

Baton Rouge men admit to federal drug charges Tuesday

Two Baton Rouge men pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal drug charges stemming from an extensive probe - dubbed Operation I Spy - into an alleged cocaine trafficking network operating in the Baton Rouge region.

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NOLA.com

Baton Rouge attorney John deGravelles wins Senate confirmation as federal judge

The Senate Tuesday unanimously confirmed John deGravelles as a federal District Judge in Baton Rouge.

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WBRZ

St. George petition short of Nov. ballot goal

Organizers of the St. George movement said they did not get enough signatures to ask voters in November to incorporate the proposed city.

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WYLD-FM

The Push Is On For Smoke-Free Bars In New Orleans

Bars in New Orleans that allow smoking are being encouraged to prohibit it this week as part of an effort to measure support for the idea of banning smoking.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police expect man shot multiple times on St. Gerard Ave. to survive

The Baton Rouge Police Department said the shooting happened on St. Gerard Avenue at McClelland Drive.

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The Times-Picayune

Movie job training workshops offered in Baton Rouge in early August

As movie productions around Baton Rouge wrap and others begin, a number of workshops geared toward locals looking to get into the industry are scheduled for the coming summer weeks.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for July 22, 2014

Police arrested a Baton Rouge man on his 53rd birthday Sunday night following a dispute between two Evangeline Street households during which he reportedly shot at, but missed, two people, struck another man in the head with his gun and struck a recently pregnant woman in the stomach with the gun.

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The Town Talk

Lawsuit filed to stop Common Core use in Louisiana

Seventeen state lawmakers asked a judge on Monday to end Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards in public schools, saying education leaders didn't properly enact the multistate benchmarks.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Central city council will vote on expanding police department

The Board of Directors of Margaritaville Casino said they have been unable to put together a deal to build a hotel, and that means Margaritaville can't compete in the Biloxi market.

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The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for July 22,2014

PARENTING SEMINAR: Noon, East Baton Rouge Parish Library Main Branch, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Dr. Chirine Turk, a pediatrician, will lead three seminars on parenting, covering insect bites, sunscreen use, fever, allergies and asthma.

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