Shock waves: How the Baton Rouge economy has been shut down 

    WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO BUSINESS: Normally bustling during the workday, downtown’s Main Street was largely empty after most businesses either sent employees home to work or were forced to temporarily close. (Collin Richie)

    As it has in virtually every corner of the globe, the crisis caused by the spread of the coronavirus—and the state-mandated stay-at-home orders designed to slow its spread—have wreaked havoc on th…

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