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Wicker alleges legal challenge to her candidacy may be tied to Broome campaign

Tara Wicker says she’s refocusing on her mayoral campaign now that a 19th Judicial District Court judge has dismissed a challenge to her candidacy. But...

Cold storage facility on Choctaw Drive sells for $6M

An 85,000-square-foot cold storage facility on Choctaw Drive, near Lobdell Boulevard, was sold to a Michigan-based company for $6 million.  Lineage Logistics bought the property...

Some movement reported in DC talks on next COVID-19 aid package 

After more than a week’s worth of meetings, at least some clarity is emerging in the bipartisan Washington, D.C. talks on a huge COVID-19...

Tyler Gray taking temporary leave as LMOGA president

Tyler Gray has taken a temporary leave of absence from his role as president of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association.  LMOGA Vice President...

Roundup: YEA / Services sector growth / Parking lot drive-ins 

Pitch contest: Capital Area Finance Authority today announced it has awarded Young Entrepreneurs Academy of Baton Rouge a grant that will provide funding for...

Virus roundup … 

• Louisiana's COVID-19 hospitalizations continued a trend of modest decreases today, while the state reported 41 more deaths. The Louisiana Department of Health reported...

Highway Transport announces opening of flagship service center in Geismar

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Highway Transport President and Chief Financial Officer Marshall Franklin announced today the opening of a $12.5 million service center...

Baton Rouge government avoids massive cuts for now, thanks to CARES Act, belt tightening 

As the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic deepens, city-parish government is tightening its belt, though federal relief money has so far prevented widespread...

City Group acquires Beausoleil

City Group Hospitality has acquired Beausoleil Restaurant & Bar, a contemporary Louisiana-style eatery in Bocage.  The hospitality group announced the acquisition from the Juban Restaurant...

Ochsner continues work on Baton Rouge expansion projects

The Ochsner Clinic Foundation filed advanced notices last week to Louisiana Economic Development regarding several projects in the works across the Capital Region.  The foundation...

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