Restaurateur Chad Hughes buys Third Street property for $1.7M

Hughes is in the process of opening a new Mexican restaurant, Rio Tacos and Tequila, on the ground floor of the building, beneath City Bar, and is one of many projects in the works for the local restaurateur. 
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Wymar Federal Credit Union repeats as Best Places to Work winner among small-medium companies

Cultivating a team atmosphere is a key behind Wymar Federal Credit Union being recognized as a regional leader in workplace culture.
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Home Bank is the Best Places to Work winner among large companies

A flat hierarchy and a workplace culture steeped in homespun positivity enables Home Bank to help its small business customers weather any storm.
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Best Places to Work executives weigh in on workplace issues

Business Report asked executives of Best Places to Work companies to share some words of wisdom addressing pressing workplace topics.
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Trying to turn the tide on saltwater intrusion into Baton Rouge aquifer

Finding the money to address saltwater intrusion into the Southern Hills Aquifer is proving to be a challenge for the Capital Area Groundwater Conservation Commission.
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Does your company need cybersecurity insurance?

Buying cybersecurity insurance is one way many local small- and mid-sized businesses are trying to mitigate the risk of cyberattacks.
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Baton Rouge companies that are evolving with the times

A willingness to adapt to changing circumstances is enabling both Click Here Digital and Franklin to find success in a new niche

As Harveston begins second residential phase, Mike Wampold remains bullish on commercial

Work has expedited on the second residential phase of Harveston, Mike Wampold’s planned community at Nicholson Drive and Bluebonnet Boulevard, as his commercial plans pick up speed.
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The working parents dilemma

A reality of pandemic-related virtual schooling is Baton Rouge working parents struggling to balance job demands with providing care for their children.

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Viewpoint: Schools must realize we’re co-educators, not just parents

Schools must change their thinking toward parents in a pandemic-prevention world that has students remote learning from home.
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JR Ball: You win 2020, I surrender

2020—with the last straw being Hurricane Laura—is fast-becoming the worst year ever ... then again, LSU did win the college football national title.
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Riegel: Anger and stress in a time of uncertainty in Baton Rouge

We're emotionally cratering under the strain of a pandemic, a hurricane, social unrest and a presidential race, writes Editor Stephanie Riegel.

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Colleges and universities across Louisiana are dealing with the harsh financial realities of a pandemic while also charting a path into an uncertain future.