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  1. Southern University graduated nearly 500 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... of Humane Letters degree was conferred upon former New Orleans Senator Diana E. Bajoie. Malachi Hays , from Baton Rouge, holds up his Bachelor of Science, Computer Science diploma while crossing the stage during Southern University's commencement ...

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  2. Nearly 2,000 students graduate from LSU at December commencementRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    New graduates pose for a group photo with their sunglasses on during the College of Humanities & Social Sciences graduation as more than 1,700 graduates receive their degrees at LSU's 297th commencement exercises Friday Dec. 14, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. ORG XMIT: BAT1812141308202117 New political science graduate Emily Fields, top left, gets together with mom Sue Boudreaux, bottom left, and sister Kate Fields, right, who takes the selfie after the College of Humanities & Social Sciences graduation as more than 1,700 graduates receive their degrees at LSU's 297th commencement exercises Friday Dec. 14, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  3. 76-year-old Baton Rouge man accused of raping an 8-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    A 76-year-old Baton Rouge man is accused of raping an 8-year-old on two separate occasions, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. Ronald Tullier, 76, was arrested after the child told his mother about the sexual assaults, this arrest warrant says.

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  4. Cameron Sterling has bond set at $100K after accusation he raped 8-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... whether Sterling needs treatment, and to what degree. Dedrick Moore, one of Sterling's lawyers, said the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office is amenable to revisiting the bail amount if it is determined that Sterling should be sent to ...

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  5. Baton Rouge parks board set to select new superintendent Dec. 21; four finalists in runningRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The board that oversees Baton Rouge's recreation and parks system has set a meeting for Friday to select a new superintendent following a round of interviews with the four finalists on Wednesday and Thursday. BREC is looking for a replacement for outgoing Superintendent Carolyn McKnight, who announced in August that she plans to retire when her contract expires in January.

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  6. Longtime pastor, Parkview Baptist School founder Bob Anderson diesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... Rev. Tommy Middleton, former pastor of Woodlawn Baptist Church who directs the Baptist Association of Greater Baton Rouge. "He was very welcoming," Middleton said. "He was a great friend to pastors. He was always passionate about encouraging other ...

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  7. East Baton Rouge releases municipal checkbook information to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome speak with media members during a break at a summit with Capital Area Human Services and local healthcare professionals releasing a nine-point plan to locally address the opioid epidemic Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 at BREC's Milton J. Womack Building. East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome speak with media members during a break at a summit with Capital Area Human Services and local healthcare professionals releasing a nine-point plan to locally address the opioid epidemic Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 at BREC's Milton J. Womack Building.

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  8. BREC Commission to select new superintendent next FridayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Baton Rouge Business Report

    On Thursday, Nicholas Williams, director of parks and recreation for the City of Oakland, California, will interview at 3 p.m. The commission's Dec. 21 meeting will start at 9 a.m. The commission will go into executive session to discuss the candidates and then reconvene for a public vote. , who was nonetheless recommended by four of the five BREC Commissioners for consideration because of his familiarity with Baton Rouge and leadership experience.

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  9. Broome releases Open Data reportRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Baton Rouge ranked 7th in the U.S. Open Data Census, ahead of cities such as Pittsburgh, Louisville, Philadelphia and Kansas City The 2018 Open Data Policy Report, presented by the Department of Information Services to the Metro Council, marks the first time the city-parish has prepared such a report and it lines up with key parts of the data policy adopted by the Metro Council in late 2017 In 2018, Baton Rouge worked to expand several datasets including crime incident data, tax roll information, traffic incidents information and adjudicated parcels.

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  10. Son of man killed by cops in controversial shooting charged with rape of 8-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WALA

    ... with one count of first-degree rape after allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old he was babysitting. BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Meredith) -- The son of a black man killed in a controversial police shooting has been charged with rape after he ...

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  11. Louisiana gets deals for holiday rides homeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Louisianans who have too much to drink during the holidays can get discounted rides home from Lyft in a partnership with the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. The $5 discounts will be available in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe, New Orleans and Shreveport for those who use the code "RIDESMARTLA" in the Lyft app.

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  12. Lawsuit calls for Baton Rouge to reimburse all traffic camera fines since 2007Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WBRZ

    A lawsuit filed in court Friday is seeking to have Baton Rouge reimburse all traffic camera fines collected in the city over the past decade. The lawsuit, filed by two southeast Louisiana lawyers, was filed on behalf of several people who have received fines via the city's traffic camera system since it was adopted in 2007.

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  13. Les Miles, KU football select well-traveled Mike Ekeler for special teams roleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... as a graduate assistant on Miles' staff from 2005-07, part of the title-winning team in his final season in Baton Rouge, La. "Mike Ekeler is one of the brightest coaches in the country,” Mile said in a news release, “and we couldn't be ...

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  14. Tipsy? La. partners with Lyft for holiday ride discountsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    Tipsy? La. partners with Lyft for holiday ride discounts The discounted rides are available in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe, New Orleans and Shreveport Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Louisianans who have too much to drink during the holidays can get discounted rides home from Lyft in a partnership with the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.

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  15. Onsite Audio expanding, moving to Airline HighwayRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... to move inventory over to the new store. "If we didn't have our returning customers that treated us so well in Baton Rouge, we wouldn't be able to make the move we're making," Slaven says. "Now we're serving people all over the region and the South ...

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  16. Giving the gift of warmth: Pat's Coats for Kids distribution day 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WBRZ

    The WBRZ warehouse has rows of coats waiting to be given to children in the Baton Rouge area. For 30 years, Pat's Coats for Kids has helped children in several parishes by providing warm coats to children who don't have one or whose parents can't afford one.

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  17. Taboo in the not-too-distant past, players...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    ... of the Football Bowl Association. "God bless 'em. You know what? I've got no problem with it." On the other end, Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based attorney Bryan Fischer looks prescient. Twenty-one months ago, he predicted the current increase in early ...

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  18. Our Views: More attention to prison reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Governor John Bel Edwards speaks alongside, from left, Kenn Barnes of the Justice Reinvestment Oversight Council, Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Secretary James LeBlanc, Sheriff Sid Gautreaux, and District Attorney Hillar Moore during a press conference where grant money, savings from criminal justice reforms were announced to be reallocated, Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Baton Rouge, La.

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  19. Baton Rouge man suspected of killing man off College Drive returns to LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Advocate

    One of two men linked to a Baton Rouge homicide last month is back in Louisiana and behind bars in Parish Prison, according to police documents. James Michael Johnson, 23, was arrested in late November in Chandler, Arizona, after apparently fleeing the state following the killing of Westley Pullins, 37. Police believe Johnson killed Pullins during a drug deal early Nov. 12, according to his arrest warrant.

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  20. 7-year-old boy unintentionally shot himself in Baton Rouge, remains in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The 7-year-old boy injured Thursday morning in a shooting unintentionally shot himself in the head and remains in critical condition, said Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. L'Jean McKneely.

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