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EBR to announce return of major sporting event

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Posted: Feb 27, 2013 10:39 AM by Russell Jones
Updated: Feb 27, 2013 10:39 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: sporting, event, announcement, east baton rouge, river center, bowling congress

BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge mayor's office plans today to announce the return of a "major sporting event" to the city-parish.

The last major event was the U. S. Bowling Congress 2012 Open Championship Tournament, which brought an estimated $113 million economic impact to East Baton Rouge.

Mayor Kip Holden's office plans to make the announcement at 11:30 a.m. It will be at the River Center, where the Bowling Congress tournament was held.

News 2 will have more details starting at noon.

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