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Ruffino’s founder Ruffin Rodrigue dies

Baton Rouge restaurateur and former LSU football player Ruffin Rodrigue has died. Rodrigue made his mark on the food industry with his two Ruffino’s locations,...

With pleas to stay home and no LSU game, BTR and hotels expect slow...

As elected officials implore their constituents to stay home this Thanksgiving, fewer people are traveling on airplanes this week, and not quite as many are staying in Baton Rouge hotels.

Economist: Oil demand has peaked; prospects better for natural gas, ethylene

There’s no more suspense over when worldwide oil demand will peak, says nationally renowned economist Elliott Eisenberg. That’s because it already happened in 2019. Economist...

Virus roundup …

• The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may soon shorten the length of self-quarantine period recommended after potential exposure to the coronavirus,...

Roundup: Mortgage applications / Entergy honored / US GDP

Setting records: Mortgage interest rates have set record lows more than a dozen times this year, and last week there was yet another. That...

Internal ExxonMobil documents reveal pessimistic outlook for oil prices

ExxonMobil Corp. has lowered its outlook on oil prices for much of the next decade, according to internal company documents reviewed by The Wall...

US jobless claims rise to 778,000 as pandemic worsens

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 778,000, evidence that the U.S. economy and job market remain under strain...

Former LSU basketball star Garrett Temple buys $3.6M home in Oak Hills

Former LSU basketball star Garrett Temple has closed on a $3.6 million new home in the Oak Hills subdivision, off of Highland Road.

Virus roundup …

• Gov. John Bel Edwards is expected to hold a news conference at 2:30 p.m., ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Hospitalizations across the state...

One at-large council member removed from proposed changes to Plan of Government

East Baton Rouge Parish voters could be asked to approve certain changes to the city-parish Plan of Government in a March 20 election, if...

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