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Barnes and Noble Citiplace location up for sale or lease

Is Barnes and Noble closing its location at Citiplace? Not in the immediate future. But the 34,000-square-foot freestanding retail outlet is being listed for sale or lease.

Hollywood workers avoid strike as unions across U.S. flexing muscle 

Thousands of workers remain on strike across the U.S. demanding higher pay and better conditions despite Hollywood make-up artists and camera operators reaching a deal over the weekend to avoid a walkout, and the tight jobs market has only emboldened them.

Hunting, fishing licenses now available on LA Wallet   

Louisiana hunters will have one less thing to carry into the blind this season, now that LA Wallet app users can upload hunting licenses onto their phones via the LA Wallet app. 

Louisiana’s reliance on federal money slows road construction, state senator says

Louisiana’s heavy reliance on federal dollars to pay for roads and bridges slows down the pace of construction, says state Sen. Rick Ward, R-Port Allen. 

ProSource Wholesale moving into Airline Highway location

ProSource Wholesale of Baton Rouge, a wholesale home and commercial improvement supplier, bought a building at 10848 Airline Highway for $2.9 million on Friday and plans to move its Baton Rouge operations there next year. 

Roundup: Amazon under fire / UL board chair / Apple unveiling

Bipartisan battle: House lawmakers are threatening to seek a criminal investigation of Amazon, saying the tech giant has a “final chance” to correct its...

Tyson defends Build Baton Rouge against council member’s accusations

Build Baton Rouge President and CEO Chris Tyson is responding to criticism from Metro Council member Chauna Banks, who says the redevelopment authority isn’t doing enough to clear title to blighted properties and return them to commerce.

Roundup: Top Young Professionals / Transformyx’s Tech or Treat / J&J booster

ENR awards: Tupac de la Cruz, owner of Prairieville-based Roofing Solutions, and Erin Rooney coastal project managers at Metairie-based HDR Engineering, Inc. were named...

It’s not you, restaurant drive-thru wait times are getting longer

It’s taking longer to get drive-thru orders this year, as restaurants deal with labor shortages, USA Today reports.  A study released recently by SeeLevel HX,...
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Ochsner taps regional CEO for Baton Rouge, Lake Charles

Ochsner Baton Rouge has appointed Charles “Chuck” Daigle as regional CEO for Baton Rouge and Lake Charles, the company announced today.