Troy Blanchard en Libertarian Presidential Nominee Gary Johnson; Sociologist Troy Blanchard on BR's 1% <p>Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Presidential nominee Gary Johnson talks with Jim about the upcoming election.</p><p>LSU Sociologist and Demographer Troy Blanchard joins Jim in the studio to discuss where the 1% live in Baton Rouge and which metro area in Louisiana is the richest.</p><p>Claire Peterson from Westdale Middle School talks about the outstanding happenings with her school including its Spanish Immersion Program.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 17:08:13 +0000 Jim Engster 7361 at East Baton Rouge Population Growth Slows to a Crawl <p class="BodyCopy BodyCopy BodyCopy">Five hundred and fifty nine -- that's the number of residents the Census estimates East Baton Rouge Parish gained between 2010 and 2011, according to newly released figures.</p><p class="BodyCopy">The total parish population, about 441,000 as of July 2010, grew just .1 percent over the year.</p><p><span class="BodyCopy">WRKF's Tegan Wendland asked LSU demographer and sociology professor Troy Blanchard what to make of the dramatic drop off in growth. </span></p><p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Tegan Wendland 2610 at East Baton Rouge Population Growth Slows to a Crawl