Cassidy to introduce his ACA replacement plan next week

The hills are alive – … with the sounds of oil companies and Feliciana landowners hoping to strike it rich in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.

School choice – John White has served as head of the Recovery School District for just five months, long enough for feelings to run strong about his ability to become state superintendent.

Mergers and acquisitions – South Louisiana law firms reflect a national expansion trend to better serve clients, improve geographic reach or survive the economic downturn.

Closing costs: The mortgage finance industry could be greatly affected by new regulations that would make it more expensive and more difficult to purchase a home.

Troubled times – Baton Rouge-based Amedisys has come under investigation for allegedly altering the course of patient care treatment to trigger higher federal reimbursements.

The unannounced candidate: Will the public antics of Mike Walker propel him to the highest office in East Baton Rouge Parish or simply undermine progress?

Dream jobs: We all yearn for that one career that puts food on the table and resonates with our soul. Meet seven Capital Region professionals who have found it.

The virtual classroom – About 2,000 families competed for slots in Louisiana Connections Academy, the first statewide charter school offering online classes to students in grades K-12.

The persnickety customer: Capital Region businesses share their philosophies for tackling a mounting wave of high-maintenance patrons.

Reality bites: Television shows filmed in Louisiana capture compelling cultural and historical aspects and turn residents into international stars, but they also affect perceptions about living and conducting business in the state.

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