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Posted: Dec 20, 2012 10:02 AM
Updated: Dec 20, 2012 10:02 AM
Source: The Advocate

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BATON ROUGE - Two swimming pools at parks in East Baton Rouge Parish will be demolished.

The Baton Rouge Recreation and Park Commission voted voted 8-1 Wednesday night to replace the Webb Memorial Park and Jefferson Highway Park with playgrounds, a courtyard, lawn and other features.

The pools have seen declining attendance numbers and increasing maintenance costs over the past several years, according to The Advocate.

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