The national oil and gas boom may have created a quarter of the jobs U.S. employers have added to payrolls since the economic downturn began six years ago, says former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who delivered the closing remarks at the...
DATE: March 07, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
David Maples moved with Virginia Huling to Baton Rouge in August 2007 to begin his studies at the LSU law center. He did, in fact, enroll as a full-time student. Yet "the minute we came down here," says Maples, "I looked at Virginia and said, 'Why...
DATE: March 06, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Jimbo Mathus performs Friday at 9 p.m. at Mud and Water. Kevin Gordon and The Deslondes will open. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased
DATE: March 05, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
News roundup: La. home to 7th most State Farm wind and hail claims last year … Report: National Parks add millions to La. economy … Oil industry 'no longer the deep pocket' due to soaring costs, CEO says
On the list: State Farm Insurance says wind and hail storms remain some of the most frequent and severe causes of property damage every year. And while hail storms most frequently occur in the Great Plains and Midwestern states,...
DATE: March 04, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Before the Legislature convenes on Monday, hundreds—if not thousands—of citizens will amass at the Capitol steps and grounds for a festival that will be more than a party. Organized under retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, the first...
DATE: March 04, 2014 | CATEGORY: Columnists
Success in business is worthy of recognition, and local companies make a major contribution to the quality of life in our community.
DATE: March 03, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
Since the beginning of the year, the most pressing issue in Baton Rouge has been the effort to incorporate a new city of St. George in the unincorporated southeast portion of East Baton Rouge Parish.
DATE: March 03, 2014 | CATEGORY: Stephanie Riegel
Nothing is more sobering for the overly exuberant than hearing the straight skinny from people who know what they're talking about.
DATE: March 03, 2014 | CATEGORY: David Dodson
Janitor. Landscaper. Fast-food worker. These are the jobs that society typically deems acceptable for adults with developmental disabilities. Jo Monroe offers another possibility: business owner.
DATE: February 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (inR)
The long-in-the-works Panera Bread could be open by April, according to franchisee Tom Krings, depending on timing and weather. Construction on the Baton Rouge location started in October 2013 and the majority of the work is done except for some...
DATE: February 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Restaurants
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