The sun will continue to shine on Baton Rouge, the Interstate 10/12 corridor and Louisiana in general next year, thanks to state surpluses, new leadership and billions in federal dollars for hurricane rebuilding. But businesses and state government need to be wise and prepare for the future. Also: be careful with rumors and Business Report is set to get a new look in the new year.
After six novels and more than a decade of acclaimed writing for prestigious national magazines, former LSU football player John Ed Bradley makes peace with his past and returns home to write a stunning and poignant memoir.
With a post-Katrina population settling in and party loyalists questioning his GOP credentials, national Democrats have a renewed interest in bumping off longtime Baton Rouge Congressman Richard Baker.