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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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Tweets: Qualfying time latest; Huckabee urges cease fire; Edwards in first?

Rep. McAllister signs up for re-election, with ice - MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WBRZ

Federal lawsuit filed against new La. abortion law

Posted: Aug 22, 2014 2:31 PM by Melinda Deslatte Updated: Aug 22, 2014 2:31 PM Source: Associated Press BATON ROUGE- An abortion rights organization has filed the first court challenge to a Louisiana law that would require doctors who perform abortions to be able to admit patients to a nearby hospital.

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The Advocate

EBR teacher accused of sex with teen boy

A 41-year-old high-school English teacher has been arrested after police say she had sex with one of her 16-year-old male students on the campus of the small religious Baton Rouge school where she worked.

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The Times-Picayune

Complete Streets petition to make Baton Rouge less car-dependent started by bicycle group

Portland, Ore.-based planner John Fregonese, whose firm constructed the FuturEBR master plan, presented new design standards for East Baton Rouge Parish.

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The News-Star

Day after traffic jam, McAllister qualifies for re-election

Day after traffic jam, McAllister qualifies for re-election Incumbent McAllister is the sixth candidate to qualify for the 5th District race.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Neighbor says father accused of beating son to death usually kept to himself, boy rarely seen

Baton Rouge has thousands now who gather each year for the Blues Fest. There can be no doubt, Red Stick loves its Blues artist.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Cinderella project helps young women prepare for college

A program run by the Cinderella project in Baton Rouge is helping underserved young women get better prepared to go to college.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Parish officials trying to come up with traffic solutions

Traffic around Baton Rouge happens at any given time. Thursday, officials from surrounding parishes were at the table, yet again, to discuss the problems and possible solutions at a forum on the issue.

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The Advocate

Charge dropped in Woodlawn rape, but a lookouta stands accused

A 16-year-old boy accused of dragging a 14-year-old girl by her backpack into a Woodlawn High School bathroom and then raping her has been cleared.

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The Times-Picayune

Gov. Jindal's fight against Common Core is weak: Editorial

Gov. Bobby Jindal's fight against Common Core academic standards is getting a well-deserved pummeling in court.

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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

Man accused of brutal child abuse has long drug-related criminal history

Court documents reveal a long criminal history for the man accused of abusing his 5-year-old child.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Officials release image of vehicle involved in drive-by shooting death of 7-year-old

Leaders from several north Baton Rouge churches gathered to discuss the shooting death of a 7-year-old boy.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Former hospital worker wanted on theft charges for unauthorized charges on company credit cards

Police are looking for a former cancer hospital employee accused of making more than $15,000 worth of unauthorized charges using corporate credit cards.

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The Times-Picayune

Being gay in Baton Rouge: five perspectives on what it's like

In light of recent public debate about an ordinance mulled by the Baton Rouge Metro council banning discriminaiton based on sexual orientatoin, Baton Rouge residents share their experiences about what it's like to be a gay person living in the city.

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TheDay.Com

Known 'card cheat' admits using invisible ink to mark cards at Mohegan Sun

A man flagged by casino security officials as a "known card cheat" pleaded guilty Wednesday in New London Superior Court to using invisible ink to mark cards at Mohegan Sun on Sept.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for Aug. 21, 2014

MINDFUL MEDITATION: 10 a.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Eden Park Branch. Learn how to meditate at the library.

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The Advocate

Appeal issued in Baton Rouge for Type O blood donors

The United Blood Services in Louisiana has announced it is in urgent need of Type O blood donors, part of a national trend to step up donations in the last weeks of August.

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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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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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Excessive Heat Watch for East Baton Rouge Parish was issued at August 23 at 4:36AM CDT

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