News roundup: Louisiana weekly oil and gas rig count falls by six; US down eight … Louisiana unemployment claims decrease on the week, but remain up from last year … Giggles toy and candy store to open in Baton Rouge on Saturday

    One weak week: Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by eight to 877. The Houston-based firm says 675 rig…

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