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Hollywood Casino applies for permit to move forward with expansion

Hollywood Casino is moving forward with its yearlong plan to move on land and expand its gaming facility by 52,905 square feet, which will grow the casino’s footprint on River Road to 106,209 square feet.

New college graduates are getting career advice from TikTok

To the casual observer, TikTok is an app known for animal videos, choreographed dances or those weeks in January when everyone was inexplicably performing...

LSU athletics loses $81M during COVID-19 pandemic

LSU’s sports programs lost a combined $81 million in revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the school cannot use federal aid funds to reduce...

Richard Lipsey: Money isn’t solution to panhandling problem

The problem with aggressive panhandling and trash on Rieger Road, near the busy commercial intersection with Siegen Lane and Interstate 10, hasn’t stopped since...

Top things to consider before you raise prices this summer

There are compelling reasons for businesses to raise prices this summer. First and foremost, costs are up.  Wages in April and May grew at an...

Meet the hedge-fund manager who went to battle with ExxonMobil

Christopher James’ decision to do battle with one of the world’s biggest oil companies began with a family dinner in 2019, The Wall Street...

Federation of Greater Baton Rouge Civic Associations urges city-parish to immediately address drainage issues

In response to last month’s flooding event, the Federation of Greater Baton Rouge Civic Associations is urging the city-parish to “aggressively” address actions and...

A local business is feeding the newfound interest in canning

Toilet paper and hand sanitizer weren’t the only things in short supply in 2020. Canning supplies were hard to find, too. Freer schedules last...

Ralph & Kacoo’s parent company awaits offer from city for Bluebonnet property

The fate of Ralph & Kacoo’s remains in flux as the restaurant’s parent company, Great Texas Foods, awaits an offer from the city to...

Envoc adding and updating COVID-19 features on LA Wallet

Envoc, the Baton Rouge software company that gave you LA Wallet, has updated its recently developed SMART Health Card, which allows users to show their COVID vaccination status through the LA Wallet app, and plans to add more COVID features.

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