Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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acting program

; ref the most prominent of which are the Mid-City Cultural District and the Perkins Road Arts District. These districts provide tax incentives, mostly in the form of exempting state tax on purchases, to promote cultural activity in these areas. There is also an emerging performance arts scene. LSU's Swine Palace is the foremost theatre company in the city, largely made up of students of LSU's MFA acting program, as well as professional actors and stage managers.


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the Holy Spirit speak to him. "From that time until now," Haggard writes in ''The Life-Giving Church,'' "apostolic power has blessed me. My only problems are with me — not with the enemy, not with circumstances, not with people." Haggard, T: ''The Life Giving Church,'' page 36. Regal Books, 2001 Early in May, Farragut ordered several of his ships up stream to clear the river and followed himself in ''Hartford'' on the 7th to join in the conquest


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by the Seattle SuperSonics with the 35th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft and shortly after traded to Boston. Davis is listed at and plays the power forward (Power forward (basketball)) and center (Center (basketball)) positions. Biography Parker grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and became interested in birdwatching at an early age. In 1971 he broke the North American Big Year (Big year) record (seeing more species


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serving the southern United States. Commercial carriers include American Eagle (American Eagle Airlines), United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and US Airways Express. Nonstop service is available to Atlanta, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee) and Charlotte. Rail Four major rail lines provide railroad freight service to Baton Rouge.


collection run

Nottoway Plantation Located near White Castle, Louisiana Parks and recreation Baton Rouge has an extensive park collection run through BREC (The Recreation & Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge). The largest park is City Park near LSU and is currently undergoing a complete remodeling. The Baton Rouge Zoo is run through BREC and includes 1800+ species.


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the antenna on September 1, 2008. - - WJBO 1150 AM Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) Capstar TX Limited Partnership News Talk - - WJFM 00 88.5 FM Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) Family Worship Center Church, Inc. Christian Radio - - WPFC (WPFC (AM)) 1550 AM Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) Victory & Power Ministries Christian Radio - - WPYR 1380 AM

broadcasting a Christian radio format. Licensed to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. The station is currently owned by Victory & Power Ministries.


home game

to play their first scheduled home game against the New York Giants at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey (the Giants' home stadium); other home games were rescheduled at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas or Tiger Stadium (Tiger Stadium (LSU)) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. During the season, it was rumored that Saints owner Tom Benson might deem the Superdome unusable and seek to legally void his contract and relocate the team to San Antonio, where he has business interests. Ultimately, however, the Superdome was repaired and renovated in time for the 2006 season (2006 New Orleans Saints season) at an estimated cost of $ (United States dollar)185 million. The New Orleans Saints' first post-Katrina home game was an emotionally-charged ''Monday Night Football'' game versus their division rival, the Atlanta Falcons. The Saints, under rookie head coach Sean Payton and new quarterback Drew Brees, defeated the Falcons 23-3, and would go on to notch the second playoff win in franchise history. - Baton Rouge, Louisiana WTGE-FM 100.7 FM - In 1779, citizens of the still-Spanish colony of Puerto Rico fought in the American Revolutionary War under the command of Bernardo de Gálvez, named Field Marshal of the Spanish colonial army in North America. Puerto Ricans participated in the capture of Pensacola (Pensacola, Florida), the capital of the British colony of West Florida, and the cities of Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri) and Mobile (Mobile, Alabama). The Puerto Rican troops, under the leadership of Brigadier General Ramón de Castro, Interview of Thomas Ellingwood Fortin, Producer, New Albion Pictures helped defeat the British and Indian army of 2,500 soldiers and British warships in Pensacola. , and as of the end of 2007, had 12,718 interments. '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I). birth_date Birth date missing birth_place Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States death_date DATE OF BIRTH PLACE OF BIRTH Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States DATE OF DEATH thumb right 160px Thad Allen (Image:Thad Allen.jpg) The U.S. (w:United States) Secretary of Homeland Security (w: United States Department of Homeland Security), Michael Chertoff (w: Michael Chertoff), announced from Baton Rouge (w:Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Louisiana (w:Louisiana) on Friday that Coast Guard (w: United States Coast Guard) Vice Admiral Thad W. Allen (w:Thad W. Allen) will replace the Federal Emergency Management Agency (w:FEMA) (FEMA) director Michael D. Brown (w:Michael D. Brown) as the Principal Federal Official (PFO) for the recovery effort; however, Mr. Brown will continue as the Director of FEMA. The inauguration ceremony was held at the state capitol in Baton Rouge (w:Baton Rouge, Louisiana). In a speech, Jindal vowed to put an end to political corruption in the state and speed up recovery from the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season (w:2005 Atlantic hurricane season).


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since 1991. He finished his final prep season with 28 receptions (Reception (American football)) for 435 yards and three touchdowns and 245 rushing yards and six touchdowns on offense and 22 tackles (Tackle (football move)) for losses, 11.5 sacks (Quarterback sack) and four fumble recoveries on defense. The communication studies major was also one of the nation's top basketball prospects. '''Marcus DeWayne Spears''' (born September 28, 1971 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana


conducting training

and northwest Arkansas. On September 21, it dissipated over southern Missouri. While conducting training exercises in mid-September 1965, ''Hyman'' was ordered to search for a chlorine 'barge lost in the Mississippi river during Hurricane Betsy. Although damaged by the same hurricane that sunk the barge, ''Hyman'' searched the Mississippi River for a week. Sonar sweeps and fathometer traces located the 'barge with its deadly gas near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 17 September. With a job well done, ''Hyman'' went to Orange, Texas, for hull repairs. Training of Naval Reservists kept ''Hyman'' busy into 1967. '''WAFB''' is the CBS-affiliated television station for Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It broadcasts a high definition (high-definition television) digital signal on VHF channel 9 from a transmitter southwest of Arlington. Owned by Raycom Media, WAFB is sister to Class A (Class A television service) MyNetworkTV affiliate WBXH-CA. The two share studios on Government Street in downtown Baton Rouge. Syndicated (television syndication) programming on WAFB includes: ''Access Hollywood'', ''Friends'', ''Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?'', and ''The Dr. Oz Show''. The station is seen ''via'' satellite through DirecTV and Dish Network and on cable TV, Cox Communications and AT&T U-verse. - #93 Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) WVLA 33 DT2 Cox Communications 133 White Knight Broadcasting This TV - Neela last appeared as a regular in the Season 15 episode 20 of ER entitled "Shifting Equilibrium," Neela leaves County General for good. She is shown arriving at Le Chatelier Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she goes to a physical rehab center where Ray Barnett is shown helping patients. There, she and Ray reunite, with Neela looking like she finally felt she made the right decision after struggling with her fear of making the wrong choices in life. image 200px (Image:KLSU logo.jpg) city Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Louisiana area Baton Rouge area (Template:Baton Rouge Radio) '''KLSU''' (91.1 FM (FM broadcasting)) is the student-run college radio station for Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a radio format of variety (variety (radio)) music and specialty programming. The radio station is part of the university's Student Media Program and employs students as DJs and management staff. KLSU broadcasts across the Baton Rouge area at 5,000 watts of power, and is able to reach up to 40 miles outside of the LSU campus. The station is licensed under the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as a non-commercial educational (NCE) radio station. KLSU is one of 700 college radio stations across the United States that submits music chart reports to the weekly publication ''College Music Journal'' magazine. logosize 150px city Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), LA (Louisiana) league ECHL (East Coast Hockey League) The '''Baton Rouge Kingfish''' were a minor professional ice hockey team in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as a member of the East Coast Hockey League. The franchise arrived in Baton Rouge in 1996 after relocating from Erie, Pennsylvania, where they had played as the Erie Panthers since 1988 as one of the ECHL's charter teams. After a team-naming contest, they were renamed the Kingfish in honor of legendary Louisiana governor and U.S. Senator Huey P. Long who shared the nickname. They played as the Baton Rouge Kingfish from 1996 to 2003 before moving to Victoria, British Columbia, as the Victoria Salmon Kings. - Baton Rouge Tigers (Baton rouge tigers) Baton Rouge, Louisiana 16px (Image:OakleighDesign.png) 2004 Official Site - A rental plane carrying the band between shows from Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina), South Carolina, to Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Louisiana, was low on fuel and crashed in a swamp in Gillsburg. Check-Six.com - The 'Lynyrd Skynyrd' Crash The crash killed singer songwriter Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, vocalist Cassie Gaines, assistant road manager Dean Kilpatrick, pilot Walter McCreary and co-pilot William Gray. The other band members were seriously injured in the crash. , and as of the end of 2007, had 12,718 interments. '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I). birth_date Birth date missing birth_place Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States death_date DATE OF BIRTH PLACE OF BIRTH Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States DATE OF DEATH thumb right 160px Thad Allen (Image:Thad Allen.jpg) The U.S. (w:United States) Secretary of Homeland Security (w: United States Department of Homeland Security), Michael Chertoff (w: Michael Chertoff), announced from Baton Rouge (w:Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Louisiana (w:Louisiana) on Friday that Coast Guard (w: United States Coast Guard) Vice Admiral Thad W. Allen (w:Thad W. Allen) will replace the Federal Emergency Management Agency (w:FEMA) (FEMA) director Michael D. Brown (w:Michael D. Brown) as the Principal Federal Official (PFO) for the recovery effort; however, Mr. Brown will continue as the Director of FEMA. The inauguration ceremony was held at the state capitol in Baton Rouge (w:Baton Rouge, Louisiana). In a speech, Jindal vowed to put an end to political corruption in the state and speed up recovery from the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season (w:2005 Atlantic hurricane season).


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;MaineInf2" - After attending Louisiana State University , and as of the end of 2007, had 12,718 interments. '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I). birth_date Birth date missing birth_place Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States death_date DATE OF BIRTH PLACE OF BIRTH Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States DATE OF DEATH thumb right 160px Thad Allen (Image:Thad Allen.jpg) The U.S. (w:United States) Secretary of Homeland Security (w: United States Department of Homeland Security), Michael Chertoff (w: Michael Chertoff), announced from Baton Rouge (w:Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Louisiana (w:Louisiana) on Friday that Coast Guard (w: United States Coast Guard) Vice Admiral Thad W. Allen (w:Thad W. Allen) will replace the Federal Emergency Management Agency (w:FEMA) (FEMA) director Michael D. Brown (w:Michael D. Brown) as the Principal Federal Official (PFO) for the recovery effort; however, Mr. Brown will continue as the Director of FEMA. The inauguration ceremony was held at the state capitol in Baton Rouge (w:Baton Rouge, Louisiana). In a speech, Jindal vowed to put an end to political corruption in the state and speed up recovery from the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season (w:2005 Atlantic hurricane season).

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

thumb 210px right Louisiana State Capitol Capitol Building (Image:ChrisLitherlandBatonRouge.jpg)

'''Baton Rouge''' ( ) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. The seat (county seat) of East Baton Rouge Parish (East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana), the city is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River.

As the "Capital City," Baton Rouge is the political hub for Louisiana, Louisiana Old State Capitol Governor's Portrait Gallery and is the second-largest metropolitan city in the state, with a growing population of 229,426 people as of 2013. The metropolitan area surrounding the city, known as Greater Baton Rouge, has a population of 820,159 people as of 2013. The urban area has around 594,309 inhabitants.

Baton Rouge is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, "Growing Louisiana-Based Businesses Sustains Hollywood South", ''Forbes,'' 9 June 2014 and growing technology "IBM selects BR", ''The Advocate'' — Baton Rouge, LA center of the American South. The Port of Baton Rouge is the ninth largest in the United States in terms of tonnage shipped, and is the farthest upstream Mississippi River port capable of handling Panamax ships.

The Baton Rouge area owes its historical importance to its strategic site upon the Istrouma Bluff, the first natural bluff (cliff) upriver from the Mississippi River Delta. This allowed development of a business quarter safe from seasonal flooding. In addition, the city built a levee system stretching from the bluff southward to protect the riverfront and low-lying agricultural areas. The city is a culturally rich center, with settlement by immigrants from numerous European nations and African peoples. It was ruled by seven different governments: French, British, and Spanish in the colonial era, West Floridian (West Florida), United States territory and state, Confederate, and United States again.

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