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  • OUR TURN: Metro Council Annex

    OUR TURN: Metro Council Annex

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-06-27 16:37:14 GMT

    The East Baton Rouge Metro Council is poised this week to consider annexing into the city more expensive real estate in the southeastern part of the parish. A more immediate concern is funding for the St. George Fire Protection District.

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    The East Baton Rouge Metro Council is poised this week to consider annexing into the city more expensive real estate in the southeastern part of the parish. A more immediate concern is funding for the St. George Fire Protection District.

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  • YOUR TURN: Baton Rouge Zoo

    YOUR TURN: Baton Rouge Zoo

    Friday, June 23 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-06-23 15:13:58 GMT
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    Baton Rouge city leaders delayed a vote on the controversial proposal to move the Baton Rouge Zoo to a new location, but that hasn’t slowed down the debate on our Facebook page.

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    Baton Rouge city leaders delayed a vote on the controversial proposal to move the Baton Rouge Zoo to a new location, but that hasn’t slowed down the debate on our Facebook page.

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  • YOUR TURN: Louisiana’s criminal justice system reform

    YOUR TURN: Louisiana’s criminal justice system reform

    Friday, June 16 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-06-16 17:00:23 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Jason Garner, who posted comments on our Facebook page about the laws passed this year to reform Louisiana’s criminal justice system.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Jason Garner, who posted comments on our Facebook page about the laws passed this year to reform Louisiana’s criminal justice system.

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  • OUR TURN: Bad Legislators

    OUR TURN: Bad Legislators

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 11:18 AM EDT2017-06-13 15:18:04 GMT

    We sharply criticized Louisiana lawmakers last week for their refusal to address long-term fixes for the state’s ongoing budget problems. Then, to make matters worse, they could not even pass a regular budget for next year.

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    We sharply criticized Louisiana lawmakers last week for their refusal to address long-term fixes for the state’s ongoing budget problems. Then, to make matters worse, they could not even pass a regular budget for next year.

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  • OUR TURN: Legislative Session Failure

    OUR TURN: Legislative Session Failure

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-06-06 16:30:18 GMT

    "A failure to act is not an option," was the quote by lawmakers for fixing our state’s finances. In this legislative session, as in those before it, failure to act was not only an option, it was a plan.

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    "A failure to act is not an option," was the quote by lawmakers for fixing our state’s finances. In this legislative session, as in those before it, failure to act was not only an option, it was a plan.

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  • YOUR TURN: Joshual Hilton's Bond

    YOUR TURN: Joshual Hilton's Bond

    Friday, June 2 2017 11:51 AM EDT2017-06-02 15:51:58 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Anna Bearb, who commented about the bond for the man accused of killing 12-year-old Samuel Lee.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Anna Bearb, who commented about the bond for the man accused of killing 12-year-old Samuel Lee.

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