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How the plan to revitalize a vacant north Baton Rouge medical facility came together

Today’s announcement that Oceans Healthcare, Capital Area Human Services, Ochsner Health, and the Louisiana Center for Eyes would occupy the vacant New Era Medical...

Wampold submits site plan for South Tower

Baton Rouge developer Mike Wampold has submitted the site plan for his planned renovations to Chase South Tower downtown, according to online records.  According to...

City of Baton Rouge gets annexation petitions from 15 Willow Ridge residents

Fifteen property owners in Willow Ridge subdivision in the prospective city of St. George—more than one-third of the total in the 41-lot development—have filed petitions requesting annexation into the city of Baton Rouge.

Roundup: Louisiana Democratic Party / Joe Burrow fund / Libbey layoffs 

Leadership change: Karen Carter-Peterson of New Orleans won't run for another term as chair of the Louisiana Democratic Party, The News Star reports. Peterson,...

Virus roundup … 

• The Louisiana Department of Health reported 1,843 new COVID-19 cases today and 16 new deaths. WAFB-TV has the full report.   • Despite Louisiana's surging...

Hood Container announces $50M mill expansion

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Hood Container Senior Vice President Wayne Morgan today announced the company’s paper mill in West Feliciana Parish will complete...

Build Baton Rouge CEO: A moment of racial reckoning for city

The racial justice activism unfolding around the world is cause for cautious optimism and sober reflection.  Historical context is necessary now more than ever, writes...

Scalise PAC holding $10,000 fundraiser at Disney later this month

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise’s office is defending the congressman’s decision to hold a four-day fundraiser for his PAC later this month at Disney World’s...

BREC looks to begin zoo renovations this fall

Construction for the first phase of renovations planned for BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo and Greenwood Park is expected to start this fall, according to...

Roundup: Trump tax returns / Mortgage rates / Equal rights 

High court rulings: The Supreme Court this morning upheld the Manhattan district attorney’s demand for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, but kept a hold...

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