Riding another wave

The Baton Rouge economy was finding its post-COVID footing until the delta variant—and a hurricane—struck with a vengeance.

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ON THE MEND: Business was on a record-setting pace for Kevin Ortego and his Louisiana Lagniappe restaurant but the emergence of a fourth COVID-19 wave and the impact of Hurricane Ida threatens to hamper the recovery. (Don Kadair)

The Baton Rouge economy was finding its post-COVID footing until the delta variant—and a hurricane—struck with a vengeance.


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