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Lawmakers defer action on New Orleans-area toll bridge, raising questions for Baton Rouge

A legislative committee on Friday deferred what was expected to be a controversial hearing over imposing tolls on a proposed Intracoastal Canal bridge in...

LSU Emergency Training Center tapped for $22M grant

The LSU National Center for Biomedical Research and Training/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education will receive a $22 million grant, LSU announced, to help deliver free...

Manufacturers, retailers less optimistic, survey says

Small manufacturers and retailers are losing confidence in the economy yet remain upbeat about their own prospects. That's the finding of a third quarter survey...

Mid City bar, residential project near LSU up for Planning Commission consideration

The Planning Commission is set to consider a variety of projects this afternoon, including requests to rezone a spot on Government Street and the...

Roundup: CBD problems / Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy / Energy summit

Product purity: Louisiana authorities have encountered products marketed as delivering the cannabis extract CBD but that instead were spiked with synthetic marijuana, just weeks...

Riegel: It’s time for some policing questions about St. George 

The political season is officially upon us, and East Baton Rouge Parish is just six or so weeks from one of the most significant...

BLDG 5 eatery, marketplace concept coming to Perkins Overpass area

An eatery, marketplace, patio and bar concept called BLDG 5 Market | Kitchen | Patio is coming to the Perkins Road overpass area later...

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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