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Amazon Cortana Mall

What will Amazon deliver?

Amazon announcing it will redevelop the aging Cortana Mall into massive fulfillment center is being hailed as an economic win, but there are costs.
2021 Business Awards and Hall of Fame

Portraits of Excellence: 2021 Business Awards and Hall of Fame

2021 Business Awards and Hall of Fame: Honoring four Baton Rouge business leaders and two homegrown companies that embraced risk-taking on the journey to success.
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Baton Rouge’s 10 most expensive home sales of 2020

Find out what were the 10 most expensive home sales in the Baton Rouge market in 2020. COVID-19 didn't wreak as much havoc on the high-end market as you might think.
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Trash is a long-discussed problem across Baton Rouge. Solutions are plentiful, so why has so little been done to clean it up?


Tom Galligan, LSU’s interim president, has a wide range of interests—rock music, baseball, marathons, hiking and teaching—as well as a recently discovered desire to become the flagship institution’s full-time leader.
Forty Under 40 2020

Forty under 40 class of 2020

Forty Under 40: Honoring the 2020 class of the Capital Region's brightest young leaders, innovators and business professionals.

City-parish gives timeline for hurricane debris removal amid growing frustration

East Baton Rouge Parish residents are growing increasingly frustrated that many areas of the parish still have debris sitting on curbs from Hurricane Delta—and the cleanup process is expected to take another couple of weeks to finish.

Jason DeCuir is a powerful, business-friendly expert on tax policy

The tax man: Blending smarts, talent and a strong work ethic, Jason DeCuir has become a powerful, business-friendly expert on state and local tax policy.
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The future of higher education in Louisiana is an educated guess

Colleges and universities across Louisiana are dealing with the harsh financial realities of a pandemic while also charting a path into an uncertain future.
voices for business equity

Voices for equity

Black members of the business community, through the sharing of their stories, put the spotlight on boosting economic opportunities.