News roundup: Final Sasol permits approved… Symphony names new president and executive director… Rig count up by 18
Good to go: The Army Corps of Engineers gave Johannesburg-based energy and chemical company Sasol approval of the final two permits needed to build a $21 billion gas-to-liquids and ethane cracker complex in Westlake, Louisiana. The...
DATE: August 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Sure there's Independence Day and Born on the Fourth of July, but there are plenty of other movies out there perfectly tailored for this weekend's holiday—it just depends on your mood. Here are 10 all-American ideas for watching...
DATE: June 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter
Known to many as "America's Educator," Ron Clark—the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year, New York Times best-selling author and founder of the Ron Clark Academy—will return to Baton Rouge on Saturday, July 12, to deliver the...
DATE: June 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Campus Federal Credit Union has promoted four people on its executive management team. Kristie Daspit has been promoted to chief operating officer. She previously served as vice president for marketing and project management. Her responsibilities...
DATE: May 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
Bayou Country Superfest is a week away. The three-day-festival kicks off Friday, May 23, in Tiger Stadium and includes performances from Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Reba McEntire and George Strait, who is appearing as part of his farewell tour.
DATE: May 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
In his quest to capture the 6th Congressional District in a crowded field, Garret Graves is getting some high-profile help. LaPolitics reports that GOP consultant superstar Mary Matalin—who's married to an equally recognizable...
DATE: April 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
The seven home football games played by the LSU Tigers in 2012 generated more than $397 million in additional revenues for Baton Rouge area businesses and nearly $120 million in local household earnings, according to a report released today on the...
DATE: April 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
When Ron Lewis opened the first Maxwell's Market on Corporate Boulevard in 2000, it was one of the few specialty markets/delis around the Capital Region. While there were a handful of high-end supermarkets, they didn't sell pre-packaged meals like...
DATE: March 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
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DATE: March 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (inR)
As Mary Landrieu, the new chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, holds her first hearing today, The Wall Street Journal's Amy Harder says "it will be clear that the Louisiana Democrat is decidedly more pro-fossil fuel...
DATE: March 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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