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Spring fever

Spring fever

A particularly harsh winter promotes hardy sales in the Capital Region's gardening and landscaping sector.
A legals war

A legals war

The Advocate and The Times-Picayune prepare to do battle on another front—the Legislature—over the lucrative right to print legal notices.
No money necessary

No money necessary

PartnersOne makes it possible for Capital Region companies to swap goods and services with one another online.
Diversifying the party

Diversifying the party

Jeffery Corey is a black Republican. And no, he doesn't think there's anything weird about that.
And then there were three

And then there were three

The search for a new planning director in East Baton Rouge Parish has narrowed to three persons after candidate Carolyn Rutledge, of Columbus, Ga., withdrew her name from consideration.
Making their way downtown

Making their way downtown

There's a clutch of businesses making the move to downtown Baton Rouge.
Figuring out the lakes

Figuring out the lakes

The transformation of Baton Rouge's cityscape is set to take another leap with the announcement that the Baton Rouge Area Foundation is funding a master plan for the LSU and City Park lakes.
My Favorite Tech: Noah Boudreaux

My Favorite Tech: Noah Boudreaux

Chief operating officer/Sparkhound
In conversation: Sam Irwin

In conversation: Sam Irwin

Author, Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean
Rose Hudson

Rose Hudson

President/CEO, Louisiana Lottery Corporation
How do I keep employee expense accounts from being abused?

How do I keep employee expense accounts from being abused?

From inflating acceptable expenses to claiming non-business-related items, abuse of employee expense accounts is not a unique way to dip into the company's profits.
The 30-hour workweek

The 30-hour workweek

Small businesses grow wary of insurance costs based on the new definition of full-time employment.
Sally Calongne

Sally Calongne

The ball was in her court. Baton Rouge native Sally Calongne had returned to her hometown in 2009 after a four-year stint at a Washington, D.C., nonprofit, eager to re-enter the Capital Region tennis scene.
The state of the GOP

The state of the GOP

A heated Senate race illustrates the divides in Louisiana's Republican Party.
On the bright side

On the bright side

Judging by the packed house at the 2014 Trends in Real Estate Seminar, business is looking up.