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coastal restoration

Why are Louisiana coastal restoration projects bogged down?

A better, faster way to jump start coastal restoration projects has been on the books for more than two years now, so why isn’t anything happening?
St. George

No comment from St. George on Broome’s lawsuit against incorporation

Organizers of the proposed city of St. George declined to comment this morning on a suit filed today by Mayor Sharon Weston Broome.
cybersecurity

Goal of new cyber coordination center is to make Louisiana a cybersecurity global leader

With the goal of Louisiana becoming a global leader in cybersecurity, LED acts as a ‘catalyst’ for a new cyber coordination center at 1200 Brickyard Lane.

Baton Rouge inches closer to lawsuit against St. George with ‘litigation hold notice’ 

An attorney “representing Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome” has put officials with the city of St. George on notice that a lawsuit is coming soon and they need to preserve any documents that could be relevant to the case.
St. George

St. George votes to incorporate … now what?

In the wake of the St. George incorporation vote, Baton Rouge grapples with where to go from here and whether its city-parish government is forever broken.

Looking for an oasis in the north Baton Rouge food desert

City working with Hope Enterprise to address the food desert problem and get brick-and-mortar grocery stores to open in north Baton Rouge.

News alert: Foil and Carter tied in Senate race following recount; three-way runoff possible

A recount shows Republicans Franklin Foil and Steve Carter tied for the No. 2 spot in the Senate District 16 race; if it stands, both will face Democrat Beverly Brooks Thompson in a three-way runoff.
panhandling

Panhandling is impacting businesses across Baton Rouge

Though all in the community express concern about the homeless, the problem with panhandling in Baton Rouge is a problem that's negatively impacting businesses across the city.
New Orleans airport

Questions circle around soon-to-open New Orleans airport

The under construction New Orleans airport is a sight to behold, but logistical concerns beg the question: How well will it actually work for the planes?
Alton Sterling lawsuit

What Baton Rouge can expect next in Alton Sterling lawsuit

With no settlement in sight and plenty of legal maneuvering, the Alton Sterling lawsuit against the city-parish appears headed to trial in 2020.

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