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ICYMI: Top stories from ‘Daily Report’ this week 

Key items you may have missed:  • Downtown businesses working together to deal with a rise in panhandlers  • The culinary couple behind Hot Tails is...

Roundup: Louisiana sets model / Old Navy store openings / Peanut allergy breakthrough 

Copy cats: Health-policy experts say Louisiana’s “Netflix-style” agreement—the first of its kind for a U.S. state—with drug company Gilead Sciences to treat hepatitis could...

Check out the Chimes new rooftop bar and patio 

Monday night football just got better. Last month, The Chimes‘ Highland Road location opened its new rooftop bar and patio after beginning construction a...

Louisiana surplus estimate grows to $500M, up from $300M

Estimates of Louisiana's latest budget surplus grew to $500 million on Friday, news that adds further fuel to an ongoing debate among candidates for...

LSU AgCenter gets approval to finalize deal for St. Gabriel mitigation bank

The LSU AgCenter got the OK from the Board of Supervisors this morning to enter into a contract with its chosen partner to redevelop...

Block Lawncare takes landscaping into the local gig economy 

Four years ago, Matthew Armstrong and his wife, who came to the Capital Region to help launch Antioch Community Church, moved into a lower-income...

Officials break ground on phase II of Pecue Lane/I-10 interchange project

State and local officials broke ground today on the second phase of the Pecue Lane/Interstate 10 interchange project in Baton Rouge, according to an...

Legislative toll hearing today could impact future of new river bridge in Baton Rouge 

A hearing of the Legislative Joint Transportation, Highway and Public Works committee scheduled for later today may not seem to have much relevance to...

PAR publishes guide to 2019 constitutional amendments 

The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana today released its PAR Guide to the 2019 Constitutional Amendments. The Guide explains the potential impact of...

Roundup: Charming Charlie sale / Used cars selling / US retail sales rise 

Potential revival: The former chief executive of Charming Charlie, Charlie Chanaratsopon, offered to purchase the fashion retailer's trademarks, website domains, customer database and social...

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