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Is Baton Rouge more dangerous than New Orleans?

A former mayoral candidate is suing East Baton Rouge Parish to overturn a regulation that bans more than two unrelated people from living in the same rented home.  WAFB's Jim Shannon will have more tonight on 9News at 5.

Is Baton Rouge worse than New Orleans when it comes to crime?  An article in the Times Picayune points out that the Capital City had more murders this month than the Crescent City.  WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes will have more tonight on 9News at 6.

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