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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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1 hr ago | The Advocate

Baton Rouge police identify officer involved in shooting of DWI suspect

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the officer involved in the early Sunday morning shooting of a suspected drunken driver as Matthew Jackson, a five-year veteran of the Police Department, said Cpl.

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1 hr ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

BRPD identifies officer who shot suspect during traffic stop

The Baton Rouge Police Department has released the name of the officer who shot a suspect who resisted arrest and threatened his life during a traffic stop.

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5 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

US judge grants temporary restraining order on anti-abortion law

Officials have released the name of the suspect who was shot multiple times in an early morning shooting that involved a police officer.

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9 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

Suspect identified in BRPD officer-involved shooting

Baton Rouge Police are investigating an early morning shooting that involved a police officer.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Town Talk

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edgeAfter scandal,...

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edge The benefits of incumbency are nearly non-existent for Louisiana's newest congressman.

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The News-Star

Ex-candidate sues re US Sen Landrieu's residencyEx-candidate sues re...

Former challenger Paul Hollis has sued Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, contending that she cannot represent Louisiana because she lives full-time in Washington.

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The Advocate

Tiger Truck Stop owner helps north La. facility

The owner of a Baton Rouge-area truck stop that keeps a live tiger was among volunteers helping a northwest Louisiana big cat owner bring facilities up to state standards.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Trevor's Wish Food Drive kicks off on Labor Day

A city-wide food drive will begin on Monday on behalf of a little boy who wanted to help others even as he was dying of cancer.

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Switched

Ashley Dowden, Teacher, Suspected Of Sex With Students

An English teacher in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been fired from her job after allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Police Officer involved in early morning shooting

A man is facing murder charges after a Livingston woman was found dead in her home.Deputies say that Caleb Lee Lejeune, 27, admitted to killing 47-year-old Joy Messina of Livingston, La.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Arson suspected in Saturday night house fire

A man is facing murder charges after a Livingston woman was found dead in her home.Deputies say that Caleb Lee Lejeune, 27, admitted to killing 47-year-old Joy Messina of Livingston, La.

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NOLA.com

No good reason for Gov. Jindal to be in court on Common Core: Editorial

Gov. Bobby Jindal is willing to spend $275,000 of Louisiana taxpayers' money -- maybe more -- to try to keep students here from being compared academically to children in other states.

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NOLA.com

Mississippi River becomes racing ground during Big River Regional paddle competition

Traffic on the Mississippi River looked a little different the morning of Aug. 30 as the Big River Regional took over the flowing water typically reserved for massive container ships and interstate commerce.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Advocate

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A workshop on starting a business is being held by SCORE from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m Sept.

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The Advocate

Trailer park a sexting messagesa lead to Baker mana s arrest and other area police news

Baker police arrested a man Friday who is accused of indecent behavior with a juvenile and computer-aided solicitation of a minor for allegedly sending inappropriate text messages to two teen girls who lived in his trailer park.

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The Advocate

Letter: Work for Stanford victims earned vote for Cassidy

In the maddening, scary days after the trust was seized in Baton Rouge and gag orders were put in place for all Stanford employees, I began to seek answers.

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SFGate

La. abortion law ruling expected before Monday

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The Times-Picayune

Baton Rouge Marriott soon hits auction block with a $7 million starting bid

The high-rise Baton Rouge Marriott hotel fronting Interstate 10 near College Drive has been placed on the auction block at a starting bid of $7 million.

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The Advocate

Cary Byrd named president of Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra

Advocate photo by ROBIN MILLER -- Cary Byrd was named the Baton Rouge Sympnony Orchestra's new president and executive direcctor on Friday, Aug. 29. The announcement was made Friday at a luncheon to promote the symphony's upcoming season.

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NOLA.com

Vitter, Cassidy and Richmond to a host Service Academy Day in Baton Rouge

Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter, Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge and Rep. Cedric Richmon d, D-New Orleans, are hosting a Service Academy Day at Louisiana State Museum on Saturday, in Baton Rouge.

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