A group of developers and real estate professionals is concerned about the way a selection committee is conducting the search for a new EBR planning director and what they see as a lack of information and transparency from the committee. "We don't...
DATE: December 04, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Louisiana's state school board is today considering a two-year delay for some consequences tied to the phase-in of more rigorous educational standards, called Common Core, at public schools. BESE will discuss and vote on changes proposed by...
DATE: December 03, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
For a dozen years, radio station KRVE-96.1 The River has featured Christmas tunes ramping up to the holidays. But this year the station kicked off its annual 24-hour festive format a full 45 days before Dec. 25. While some listeners on The River's...
DATE: November 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Each year, thousands of dogs over the age of seven land in shelters. While some arrive as strays, many senior canines are dumped by their families.
DATE: November 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Unleashed
When I lived in Lafayette, it was always a joy talking to Louis Michot, the front man of the Cajun-rock band Lost Bayou Ramblers.
DATE: November 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: What's the Big Picture
Baton Rouge's Center for Planning Excellence is known for helping communities create and enact master plans. The center has not been a vocal advocate for policy changes, though that's about to change, says Chairman Cordell Haymon. "We're moving in...
DATE: November 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Sports roundup: Saints owe 49ers 'a couple knockdowns' … Brees said to be inching closer to Manning in MVP race … MLB making 'gigantic move' to instant replay
Ready to rumble: Over the past eight years, few offenses in the NFL have attacked and overwhelmed their opponents quite like the New Orleans Saints. And during that span, few defenses have attacked and overwhelmed the Saints quite...
DATE: November 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Although they've made myriad personal sacrifices and in many cases put their lives on the line for the sake of protecting and defending our country, all too often U.S. veterans entering the civilian workforce must overcome stereotypes that they...
DATE: November 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
If you've been following the headlines on the U.S. economy lately, you may have noticed an unusual disconnect. As The Associated Press details in a new analysis, the U.S. economy is being slowed by a tight job market, scant pay raises and weak...
DATE: November 06, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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