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WBR School Board implements early childhood program

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The West Baton Rouge Parish school district is ahead of many school districts in fully implementing a new state early childhood program that the Louisiana Department of Education says will “ensure more children enter school kindergarten ready,” because, “Today only half of Louisiana children enter kindergarten with basic number and letter recognition skills.”

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Vandersteen: tax renewal vital to WBR

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*This article is the final installment of a three part series

On Tuesday, November 4, residents of West Baton Rouge will have the opportunity to make their voices known one more time, as the day marks the primary for several important elections, such as the races for state representatives, justices of the peace, Brusly’s chief of police and more.

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Recreation - the face of WBR Parish

Written by Aaron Williams on . Posted in Local

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*This article is the second installment of a three part series

On Tuesday, November 4, residents of West Baton Rouge will have the opportunity to make their voices known one more time, as the day marks the primary for several important elections, such as the races for state representatives, justices of the peace, Brusly’s chief of police and more.

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Port Allen discusses condemned properties within city limits

Written by Emily Bell on . Posted in Local

As the city of Port Allen prepares to proceed with up to four condemnations, some residents say the condemnations cannot come soon enough.

“This process is taking way too long,” resident and business-owner Jason Hammack said.

“If it takes longer, I’d rather it’d be correct than swift,” City Attorney Lance Joseph said.

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