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News alert: St. George incorporation vote to be held this fall

In a decision that almost certainly won’t make St. George supporters happy, the office of Gov. John Bel Edwards this afternoon said the election...

News alert: Governor says he can’t call St. George election by Monday deadline

Gov. John Bel Edwards has effectively ended the faint hopes of supporters of the St. George incorporation effort that he will put the measure...

News alert: Charter power KIPP bids on coming to Baton Rouge

Four charter schools have submitted applications to the East Baton Rouge Parish Public School Board for 2019 authorization, including the popular KIPP Public Schools,...

News alert: ExxonMobil selects Baton Rouge for plant expansion worth up to $1B  

ExxonMobil has chosen Baton Rouge as the site of its long-discussed new polypropylene production unit worth an estimated $500 million to $1 billion. The...

News Alert: Baton Rouge area legislators drafting bill to return ITEP to state control

Two Republican state lawmakers plan to file legislation that would return sole authority of the Industrial Tax Exemption Program back to the state, essentially...

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