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Stay safe from hackers while working remotely

While Zoom, Slack and other computer applications have become essential tools for companies managing a remote workforce, a local cybersecurity expert warns that the...

How to get a small business loan under the CARES Act

A network of community banks and financial institutions is gearing up to implement one of the most ambitious economic relief programs in U.S. history...

Roundup: Methanex plant / LALumina layoffs / Off the Hook 

Under evaluation: After decisions to idle plants in Trinidad and Chile, Methanex is “evaluating all capital and operating spending,” including its third methanol plant...

Virus roundup …

• Our Lady of the Lake today announced it’s opening a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at its Livingston Campus. This testing site is open...

White Star Market among coronavirus casualties as closure becomes permanent

White Star Market, the Mid City food hall shuttered due to coronavirus mitigation measures, has notified its landlord it will not reopen—even after the...

Virus response: Red Stick Spice turns to live videos to keep business cooking

Red Stick Spice Company has launched a handful of new services and products this month to keep Baton Rouge in the kitchen.  With so many...

Voting for Best of 225 ends Thursday

Local businesses need support right now, but beyond ordering takeout from a Baton Rouge restaurant or shopping at a locally owned establishment, there are...
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BRAC releases economic indicator dashboard measuring COVID-19 impact 

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber today released a COVID-19 dashboard that examines and assesses the impact of the novel coronavirus on the regional economy....

Watch the Daily Mental Snack from ‘Business Report’

The recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has brought unprecedented levels of disruption and uncertainty to our community in recent weeks. We at Business...

Louisiana receives $155.7 million in GOMESA money 

Louisiana on Monday snagged $155.7 million in Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act revenue-sharing funds for coastal restoration efforts, derived from offshore energy production. Plaquemines...

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