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An LSU professor has invented a curious clay with a range of applications, from...

(Photography by Brian Baiamonte: John Pojman) By day, John Pojman is a seersucker suit-wearing LSU chemistry professor with one of the world’s largest pocket protector...

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Rhoman Hardy, Shell Chemical LP Geismar

Name: Rhoman Hardy Position: General manager, Shell Chemical LP Geismar Age: 46 Hometown: Lake Charles Education: Bachelor's in electrical engineering, LSU; executive MBA, Rice University   As an engineering student...

What can I do to promote healthy lifestyles among my employees?

Employees spend anywhere between one-third to half of their day at the office, so their surroundings at work are just as important as their home...

What drove 20.2% growth in exports from Port of Greater Baton Rouge last year?...

(Photography by Tim Mueller: The Port of Greater Baton Rouge) The Port of Greater Baton Rouge, says Karen St. Cyr, who directs public affairs for...

How the region’s designation as the Louisiana Chemical Corridor came about and what it...

(Photography by Tim Mueller: The Louisiana Chemical Corridor extends from New Orleans to Lake Charles. PetroLogistics operates a seven-mile ethylene pipeline connecting the company's...

Craft beer production in Louisiana now generates more than $462 million in economic activity

(Photography by Tim Mueller: Abita Brewing Co.) With words like Catahoula Common, Canebrake, Voodoo Bengal, Pontchartrain, Kingfish and Jockamo, no one would fault you for...

‘Food Network Star’ finalist Jay Ducote offers the best advice he has ever received

(Photo by Brian Baiamonte) Jay D. Ducote Cook, Writer, Speaker, Entertainer and Hugger, Bite and Booze LLC and Hug Jay D LLC Age: 33 “The best advice I’ve...

River House breaks ground

After years of delay, construction is underway on River House, a mixed-use development at 1480 Nicholson Drive on the site of the old Prince...

Juban’s upset about Claitor’s plans for new development at Acadian-Perkins Plaza

A dispute is brewing over two outparcel buildings shopping center owner Jon Claitor is planning to develop in the parking lot of his Acadian-Perkins...

WJBO scraps local ‘Morning News’ hosts for New Orleans-based program

Listeners of Baton Rouge’s Morning News show on WJBO 1150 AM may have noticed a shake-up Monday morning when they tuned in for AM...

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