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Quarterly Outlook: Seven sector-watchers share their predictions for Baton Rouge in Q4

Uncertainty continues to trickle through the biggest economic sectors in the Capital Region, driven primarily by the strain on both the global and national...

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Kerry Drake, BancorpSouth

(Photo by Don Kadair) Name: Kerry Drake Position: BancorpSouth Insurance Services Louisiana Regional President Age: 60 Hometown: Baton Rouge Education: LSU, 1976   What prior career experience prepared you for your position...

Designed with patients in mind: At Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer...

(Photo courtesy Mark Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center) When planning the renovation and expansion of the Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the...

Lee Michaels to move bulk of Baton Rouge operations to old Gordon McKernan building...

Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry eventually will move the bulk of its operations into its new Bankers Avenue property, which the company purchased on Friday...

Closure of additional stores and production facilities by Kean’s reflects larger downsizing effort

The closure of eight Kean’s Fine Dry Cleaning locations, announced Friday, is part of a larger move to downsize and streamline the company. A ninth...

Plaintiffs’ bar outspending all other special interest groups in Louisiana politics, report says

Trial lawyers in Louisiana spent more than $8.5 million between 2008 and 2014 on campaign contributions and lobbying expenditures, an unprecedented level of spending...

2015 Louisiana governor’s race will impact ‘LSU and all of higher education,’ Alexander says

The 2015 Louisiana gubernatorial race is a critical election “for LSU and all of higher education,” given the impact the next governor could have...

Big gains in East Baton Rouge, Ascension push Baton Rouge area home sales up...

Home sales were especially hot in East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes in August, helping propel total sales across the eight-parish Capital Region up...

Judicial reform group says plaintiff’s attorneys setting dangerous precedent in Louisiana governor’s race

Contributions by a single law firm to a super PAC that is targeting U.S. Sen. David Vitter in the Louisiana governor’s race is unprecedented...

A year from being approved, new CATS routes serving LSU and Nicholson areas no...

The lack of a downtown Baton Rouge hub for the Capital Area Transit System is one of three factors CATS officials cite as impediments...

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