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City-parish contract fails to require Miss USA global broadcast

A contract Baton Rouge officials inked with the Miss USA pageant to provide $280,000 in city-parish funds to lure the event back to the...

NBC cancellation of Miss USA broadcast ‘robs Baton Rouge,’ says councilman

Baton Rouge got caught in the crossfire today as NBC announced it will not be airing the Miss USA pageant live from Baton Rouge...

Baton Rouge has worse commuter time than national average

Commuters in the Capital Region spend more time getting to work than many other people across the country, and nearly all of them are...

Cook: Long Farm lots bought

Bardwell Homes has acquired 26 of the remaining 36 residential lots in the first filing of Long Farm, a mixed-use development off Barringer Foreman Road between Airline...

Quarterly Outlook: Seven sector-watchers share their predictions for Baton Rouge in Q3

As the impact of growth in the industrial sector begins to ripple through the Capital Region, it brings with it challenges both old and...

Former U.S. Ambassador James Joseph discusses the necessity for innovation in leadership strategies

Financial capital is not the only asset of a successful organization, according to James Joseph, former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa and professor emeritus of...

Baton Rouge entrepreneur: Ryan Thibodeaux of Goodwood Capital Management

(Photo by Brian Baiamonte) Position: Founder, president and portfolio manager Company: Goodwood Capital Management What they do: A boutique investment firm focused on managing small and mid-cap...

Executive Spotlight: Kahli Cohran, Civil Solutions Consulting Group

(Photo by Don Kadair) Kahli Cohran President of Civil Solutions Consulting Group Age: 39 Hometown: Born in Los Angeles, but claims New Orleans and loves Baton Rouge Education: Southern University...

Was the 2015 legislative session bad for business?

(Photo by Melinda Deslatte/Associated Press; Representatives from left to right, Jay Morris, R-Monroe; Kenny Havard, R-Jackson; John Bel Edwards, D-Amite; and Joel Robideaux, R-Lafayette, talk...

What’s the most valuable professional skill or characteristic an employee or manager should have?

Curt Eysink Executive director, Louisiana Workforce Commission “It is to be truly engaged in whatever it is you’re doing. Just showing up is not enough. Be...

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