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Raycom Station Hosts Baton Rouge Mayoral Debate

Topic: Politics and Election Coverage

Raycom Media’s WAFB-TV Baton Rouge, La. hosted a live debate between the mayoral candidates for East Baton Rouge Parish which was simulcast on Guaranty Broadcasting’s WBRP-FM. Incumbent Kip Holden and challengers Gordon Mese, Mike Walker and Steve Myers discussed issues such as crime, traffic, education and Baton Rouge’s soaring AIDS rate.

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