When former LSU pitcher Ronnie Rantz started the Jumbo Sports Network in the late 1990s, college baseball was rarely seen on TV. Rantz and his partners have since broadcast hundreds of regular season and postseason games. But now, ESPN owns the...
DATE: June 07, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
During American Craft Beer Week, I received an invitation to attend a beer dinner at the Stadium Sports Bar & Grill in L'Auberge Baton Rouge. The beer dinner paired brews from the Saint Arnold Brewing Company in Houston, Tx., with creative cuisine...
DATE: June 05, 2013 | CATEGORY: Bite and Booze
It's the fantasy of just about anyone who writes big, fat checks to their electric company: the ability to pick a provider. That fantasy may soon become a reality, albeit to a limited degree. Newly elected Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Scott...
DATE: June 03, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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DATE: May 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: News (225)
As a film fanatic and culture writer, I have a definable love-hate relationship with trailers. Streaming the latest clips out of Hollywood and the world of indie cinema is always a thrill, and yet, it's so easy to mess them up—when the tone is...
DATE: May 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter
It's the fantasy of just about anyone who writes big, fat checks to their electric company: the ability to pick a provider.
DATE: May 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
For nearly three years, BancorpSouth "willfully refused to comply" with discovery requests made by developer Windy Gladney in his protracted court battle with the bank over $2 million in construction loans. So says 19th Judicial District Judge...
DATE: May 09, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Baton Rouge General Medical Center charged Medicare on average about $44,000 to implant a pacemaker in 2011, while receiving an average total payment of $17,415. Meanwhile, Our Lady of the Lake charged about $41,000 for the same procedure, while...
DATE: May 08, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
When it was first announced that I would lead Gov. Bobby Jindal's tax reform efforts, I was bombarded with concerns from many stakeholders about the "process." Statements such as "The end does not justify the means" and "Do not ramrod these reforms...
DATE: May 06, 2013 | CATEGORY: Columnists
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