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Baton Rouge Round Up - page 47

Second class of Baton Rouge community police ambassadors committed to bridging the gap

The Baton Rouge Community Police Ambassadors program’s second class of recruits includes several local religious leaders, a former police officer, a retired juvenile correctional officer and many longtime parish residents with their own concerns about the relationship between cops and the communities they serve. The program, which aims to build trust and understanding, was launched… Keep Reading

Baton Rouge student heads to Hollywood

(WAFB) – The Grammy’s might have happened hundreds of miles away from Baton Rouge, but a local high school teen was in the mix. The teen’s voice is taking her places and she hopes the next stop is Hollywood. “I started singing in church when I was really little. Beyond little,” Sarena Smith, a McKinley… Keep Reading

Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival set for Feb. 22

The 7th Annual Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at North Boulevard Town Square in downtown Baton Rouge. The event will feature a variety of musicians performing different genres, and there will be a comedian. In addition to live music, there will be lawn… Keep Reading

Is Baton Rouge too car-oriented?

Over 75% of mayors in major U.S. cities say their cities are too oriented toward cars according to a recent survey of 119 mayors conducted by researchers at Boston University.  In Baton Rouge, city officials are reluctant to give a clear yes or no to that question. That depends on the neighborhood. We strive to meet the… Keep Reading

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