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Singing the blues in West Baton Rouge

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The West Baton Rouge Museum presents the “Neal Family Blues,” an exhibition that pays tribute Naful Neal, the “Godfather of Baton Rouge Blues,” and his talented family, until Sunday, July 12. “

It’s a local topic,” said the museum collection curator Angelique Bergeron. “This music is something people can remember dancing to.” The blues emerged in the Southern United States at the turn of the century and numerous WBR residents played a part.

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Addis trailer ordinance talk continues

Written by Quinn Welsch on . Posted in Local

Penalties and enforcement of residentia trailer violations were the topics of the night in the Addis Town Hall as the town’s council brought the discussion into another round of deliberation on Wednesday, May 6.

So far, most officials agree that the town needs to do a better job at enforcing the local trailer ordinance among the several hundred trailers in Addis.

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$19M waste facility announced in WBR

Written by Quinn Welsch on . Posted in Local

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The West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce (WBRCC) celebrated a big development for business in the parish after Thermaldyne CEO Randall Tolbert and Gov. Bobby Jindal announced the company will establish a $19 million facility to handle industrial waste remediation.

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