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Alexandria, Louisiana is located in Rapides Parish. Zip codes in Alexandria, LA include 71302, 71301, and 71307. The median home price in Alexandria is $167,000 which is roughly $85/per square foot. More Alexandria information.

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4 min ago | The Town Talk

Alexandria's new development code nears final passage

Alexandria's new development code nears final passage Alexandria's proposed new Land Development Code is close to becoming law. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/alexandrias-new-development-code-nears-final-passage/15697515/ It's been more than 20 years since the city of Alexandria updated its Land Development Code, but now the proposed new code is close to becoming law.

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2 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Sanders could face deathSanders could face deathPenalty phase of...

Sanders could face death Penalty phase of trial begins today Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/sanders-face-death/15697669/ Thomas Sanders is facing the death penalty as the penalty phase of his trial begins Tuesday in federal court in Alexandria. Last week, Sanders was found guilty of kidnapping and killing Lexis Roberts.

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7 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Two facing drug charges after Alexandria searchTwo facing drug...

Two facing drug charges after Alexandria search Two Alexandria residents face drug charges after a Thursday search. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/two-facing-drug-charges-after-alexandria-search/15676015/ Two Alexandria residents are facing drug charges charges after a search warrant was served Thursday at the Riverwynd Apartments, according to a release.

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20 hrs ago | The Town Talk

3 area colleges recognized for excellence - Beads & Boos3 area...

Each was recognized in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report's lists of "America's Best Colleges." NSU was ranked in Tier 1 among regional universities in the South.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Town Talk

Louisiana's early soybean harvest looks promisingLouisiana's early...

Louisiana's early soybean harvest looks promising Louisiana soybean crop has the potential to be a record-breaking harvest. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/14/louisianas-early-soybean-harvest-looks-promising/15647489/ Ron Levy, LSU AgCenter soybean specialist, is shown holding up soybean plants for comparison at a recent Dean Lee Research Station field day in Alexandria.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Advocate

Youth Challenge grads say program changed their lives

Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Youth Challenge Cadets watch a fellow cadet receive their diploma on the screen while in line to walk on stage Saturday during the programs graduation ceremony at Bethany World Prayer Center. When Tiffany Ballard entered the Louisiana National Guard's Youth Challenge Program in April, the days were excruciatingly long and the months felt like years.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Town Talk

Budget shift to expedite Alexandria fire station moveBudget shift to...

Budget shift to expedite Alexandria fire station move The city of Alexandria is speeding up relocation of a fire station to Jones Avenue. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/13/budget-shift-expedite-alexandria-fire-station-move/15563991/ Alexandria Fire Station No.

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The Town Talk

Officials: New Alexandria code 'user friendly'

Officials: New Alexandria code 'user friendly' Alexandria officials say code designed to spur development Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/13/new-city-code-user-friendly/15564065/ The Comprehensive Development Strategy and Land Development Code is expected to come before the City Council for adoption by the end of the month. City officials went through highlights and changes to the old code in a public press briefing Friday.

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The Town Talk

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Alexandria teen charged in 'accidental' shooting deathAlexandria teen ...

Alexandria teen charged in 'accidental' shooting death A 17-year-old Alexandria teen faces a negligent homicide charge after what appears to be an accidental shooting. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/12/alexandria-teen-charged-in-accidental-shooting-death/15537161/ A 17-year-old boy has been charged with negligent homicide after what appears to be an accidental shooting death Thursday night of a 15-year-old boy, according to the Alexandria Police Department.

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The Town Talk

Police: Loaded gun found after Alexandria traffic stopPolice: Loaded...

Rapides deputies found a gun with a double-feed malfunction after a traffic stop led to a scramble to hide the weapon. Police: Loaded gun found after Alexandria traffic stop Rapides deputies found a gun with a double-feed malfunction after a traffic stop led to a scramble to hide the weapon.

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Fox News

Report: Sen. Landrieu took nine more 'suspicious' flights

Senator Mary Landrieu speaks to reporters after the Democratic weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Louisiana U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu took nine charter flights - costing taxpayers nearly $15,000 - that coincided with campaign events where she raised over $130,000, in possible violation of federal law.

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Nwlanews.com

Tide, Warriors travel; Knights home

Minden The Crimson Tide travel to Alexandria tonight to take on the Bolton High School Bears at 7 p.m. The Bears lost their opening game last week to Holy Savior Menard, 35-21.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Town Talk

Rapides School Board president dropping out of race

Rapides Parish School Board President Janet Dixon announced Thursday that she won't run for re-election in the November election. Rapides School Board president dropping out of race Rapides Parish School Board President Janet Dixon announced Thursday that she won't run for re-election in the November election.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Town Talk

Texas teen faces charges in Rapides Parish bomb threats

Texas teen faces charges in Rapides Parish bomb threats Ex-Bolton student charged with making bomb threats to schools in Rapides Parish, Texas Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/10/texas-teen-faces-charges-rapides-parish-bomb-threats/15428505/ Reuben David Byon, the Texas teen accused of making three bomb threats to Alexandria schools Tuesday, also is facing charges in Fredericksburg for a similar threat at that city's high school, according to a newspaper.

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The Town Talk

Surveillance in Alexandria leads to two drug arrestsSurveillance in...

Surveillance in Alexandria leads to two drug arrests Two Alexandria residents face drug charges after surveillance of a convenience store parking lot. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/10/surveillance-in-alexandria-leads-to-two-drug-arrests/15394825/ Surveillance on a convenience store parking lot Friday led to two arrests and the recovery of marijuana and heroin, a drug that Rapides Parish Sheriff William Earl Hilton says is becoming more prevalent in the area.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Town Talk

Food Bank of Central Louisiana celebrates 25 yearsFood Bank of...

Food Bank of Central Louisiana celebrates 25 years Capital campaign underway Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/09/food-bank-celebrates-years/15364817/ Students volunteer at the Central Louisiana Food Bank last fall. The Food Bank announced Tuesday it hoped to complete a $3.5 million capital campaign over the next year.

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The Town Talk

Alexandria Mid-Week Market

Anna McGee talks to Sharon Maddox and her daughter Kyla Hallquist about the variety of homemade breads she makes and is selling at the Alexandria Mid-Week Market which recently opened at the corner of Texas and Jackson Street in Alexandria. The market is open from 3-6 p.m.-Melinda Martinez/mmartinez@thetowntalk.com Alexandria Mid-Week Market Anna McGee talks to Sharon Maddox and her daughter Kyla Hallquist about the variety of homemade breads she makes and is selling at the Alexandria Mid-Week Market which recently opened at the corner of Texas and Jackson Street in Alexandria.

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Rotary Hosts USS Alexandria Crew

They sail on a nuclear sub christened in 1990 and named for the cities of Alexandria Louisiana and Virginia. They've been on a whirlwind trip here, meeting residents and appearing at various sites to talk about their sub.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Town Talk

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