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  1. Baker council urges mayor to move forward with bench contractRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Advocate

    Negotiations remain at a standstill between Mayor Harold Rideau and Baton Rouge-based Geaux Benches regarding placing benches at bus stops in the city of Baker. The city council Tuesday night voted unanimously to authorize Rideau to enter into a contract with the company, but Rideau gave no indication whether he intends to do so.

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  2. Inside Report: Victim shows extraordinary courageRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Advocate

    Two extraordinary things happened at the 19th Judicial District Courthouse in Baton Rouge the day Michael A. Rushing, of Baker, was sentenced to 40 years in prison in the rape of a young woman in 2012 and a 14-year-old girl a dozen years earlier. First, the 24-year-old woman he kidnapped and raped two years ago bravely appeared in a courtroom and told the 50-year-old Rushing she forgave him for shattering her dreams and turning her once perfect life into a living hell for a time.

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  3. Troopers investigate deadly motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Louisiana State Police said a motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a car that turned in front of him Sunday evening. The victim was identified as Alan Carlyle, 54, of Baker.

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  4. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... on Sunday afternoon - and charges may be pending against the driver who turned left in front of him. Alan Carlyle, of Baker, was riding south on La. 19 at around 5:45 p.m. Sunday when Lacey Roberts, 27, of Zachary, was driving north on the road with ...

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  5. Convicted teen killera s sentence upheld by Baton Rouge appellate courtRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Advocate

    G'Quan "Tuttie" Baker, who last year became the first Baton Rouge convicted killer to benefit from a U.S. Supreme Court decision on the sentencing of teens, failed to persuade a state appeals court Friday to overturn his second-degree murder convictions and life term with the possibility of parole after 35 years. Baker, who authorities claim was 16 when he fatally shot three people in Scotlandville in a month's time in 2011, was found guilty in September 2012 - three months after the Supreme Court ruling in Miller v.

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Diakite, a sophomore from Baker, Louisiana, had five goals and one assist as the Bobcats whipped Co-Lin, 7-1, on Sept. 12. For the season, Diakite has been credited with 12 goals, which ties him for fourth in the nation.

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  7. Man accused of punching, burning three children when he gets a upseta and other police newsRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... F. Westley, 17, and Cortez Williams, 20, are accused of driving by a home in the 2200 block of North Magnolia Drive in Baker at about 6 a.m. April 6, intending to fight a man who lived there, according to their arrest warrants. When they drove by, ...

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  8. ULM fans had options for tailgating at LSUULM fans had options for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The News-Star

    ... infamous Buddy Embanato also known as the Mayor of The Grove on ULM's campus and Bruno also stopped by Tom and Deanie Baker's spot close to the Tiger Sadium. Bruno rattled off the array of foods he sampled along the way, including Cajun staples like ...

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  9. National Guard Program gets teens back on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... seats, beginning a strike that could affect a major... The ceremony was held at Bethany World Prayer Center in Baker, La. 254 at-risk teens from all over Louisiana completed the 5 A1 2 month long program, which took base in Carville, La. The goal is ...

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  10. Rail line acquisition means big boost to economyRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... railroad line from Illinois Central/Canadian National Railroad. Couhig says the 22 miles of unused track from south of Baker through Zachary and Slaughter and ends at KPAQ Industries in southern West Feliciana Parish. Couhig says the track will be ...

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  11. Couhig: Rail line acquisition a big boost to local economyRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... National Railroad, Couhig announced Monday. The 22 miles of unused track of the Z-line runs from south of Baker through Zachary and Slaughter and ends at KPAQ Industries in southern West Feliciana Parish. Amzak Capital is the parent company of KPAQ ...

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  12. Sheriff: Second drug bust at smoke shop nets 34 lbs. of synthetic marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    For the second time this year, narcotics detectives with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at Fun Times Novelty Smoke Shop in Baton Rouge. In March, the owners of the smoke shop, 40-year-old Demond Eams, and 47-year-old Bruce Moore, were arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute Schedule I narcotics after investigators found nearly 4,000 packages of synthetic marijuana between the two novelty shops they own; Fun Times and Fun Smoke Shop on Plank Road in Baker.

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  13. Baker City Council mulling debt collection servicesRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    The City Council is urging City Court Judge Kirk Williams to sign a contract with a company to collect debts owed to the court. The council Tuesday also discussed the possibility of employing that company, Texas-based American Municipal Services, to help the city recover its own outstanding debts.

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  14. Baker discount store sold for $1.8 millionRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    The Fred's Super Dollar Store property in Baker has been sold to a local investor for $1.8 million. Sidco Real Estate LLC, headed by Sidney Coxe Jr. of Baton Rouge, bought the store in a deal that was filed Tuesday with the East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court's Office.

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  15. Debris piling up in Town Square is bittersweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... percent after the announcement of its Apple Watch and new versions of the iPhone - the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. A Baker man was sentenced to 40 years hard labor after pleading guilty to the rape of a woman and a young girl. The manager at the ...

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  16. Rapista s wife embraces, apologizes to victims outside Baton Rouge courtroomRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... All three women shed tears as they hugged and tried to put an ugly chapter of their lives behind them. Rushing, 50, of Baker, pleaded guilty Monday to raping one of the women as a 22-year-old in 2012 and the other as a 14-year-old in 2000. On ...

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  17. Participation up in Summer Food service programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... percent after the announcement of its Apple Watch and new versions of the iPhone - the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. A Baker man was sentenced to 40 years hard labor after pleading guilty to the rape of a woman and a young girl. A Baker man was ...

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  18. Rape victim offers forgiveness to man who brutally attacked herRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... that she forgave him, which was a powerful statement. Fortunately, she's a survivor." The victim was 22-years-old when Baker-resident Michael Rushing kidnapped her at gunpoint and raped her. Although the woman feared for her life, she kept a clear ...

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  19. Man pleads guilty in 2 rapes 12 years apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A 50-year-old Baker man accused of kidnapping two females in Baton Rouge and raping them 12 years apart has pleaded guilty to both sex crimes in exchange for a 40-year prison term. Michael A. Rushing, who was scheduled to stand trial Monday, faced a mandatory sentence of life in prison if convicted of aggravated rape in the 2012 incident involving a 22-year-old woman.

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  20. Man pleads guilty in rapes of woman 22, girl 14Read the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    A 50-year-old Baker man accused of kidnapping two females in Baton Rouge and raping them 12 years apart reluctantly pleaded guilty to both sex crimes Monday in exchange for a 40-year prison term. Michael A. Rushing, who was scheduled to stand trial Monday, faced a mandatory sentence of life in prison if convicted of aggravated rape in the 2012 incident involving a 22-year-old woman.

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