Alleva expected to step down as LSU athletics director

LSU Athletics Director Joe Alleva is expected to step down—perhaps as early as today—from the position he has held at the university for more than a decade, a high ranking source within the LSU...

Paramount shooting new TV series in Baton Rouge

Paramount Television, a division of the major Hollywood film studio Paramount Pictures, has selected Baton Rouge as the location for a new TV series that will begin filming here later this year. Details about the...
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The unfulfilled infill promise of The River District

The long expanse of land straddling oak-lined Nicholson Drive is by now supposed to be a vibrant, mixed-use development, not only linking LSU to downtown Baton Rouge but also breathing much-needed urban renaissance life...

News alert: CSRS, Stantec win MovEBR program management contracts

Engineering firms CSRS and Stantec were selected to manage the more than $1 billion MovEBR parish-wide road improvements program, which voters approved in an election last fall. In late February, the city issued Requests for...
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Another rocky road facing gas tax bill in Louisiana Legislature

A gas tax bill crafted by a statewide industry group, Louisiana Coalition to Fix Our Roads, and sponsored by Republican Baton Rouge Rep. Steve Carter is the latest proposed solution to the state’s aging,...

Downtown Baton Rouge library construction to finish by late October

Construction on downtown’s long-delayed River Center Branch Library is expected to finish by Oct. 30. Casey "Bubba" Cashio, building and grounds director for the city-parish, said at this morning’s Downtown Development District Board of...

Feds taking lead in OLOL embezzlement case against Funes

Any criminal charges that spring from the investigation into John Paul Funes, the former chief fundraiser for Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, will be brought by the U.S. Attorney’s office, says...

News alert: Council votes to let mosquito agency director retire

The embattled director of the parish Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control district, entomologist Todd Walker, will resign from his position effective June 8, following a termination hearing by a Metro Council that has been...
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JR Ball: Yo, state legislators, stay out of Baton Rouge’s business

Fortunately, state Sen. Bodi White came to his legislative senses long enough to declare one...
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Riegel: Managing the managers of MovEBR

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome and her administration were rightfully proud of the $300,000 they wrangled...
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Publisher: Baton Rouge plan of government needs change

At the state level, there is much talk about the need for a convention to...

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