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Riegel: Rethinking the Baton Rouge airport

In the wake of Anthony Marino’s announcement that he’s stepping down Oct. 14 from his post at the helm of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan...

News alert: Boustany files defamation suit against publisher, author of book alleging prostitution links

(Photo by The Associated Press) Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany has filed a defamation lawsuit against New York City-based Simon & Schuster Inc., which recently...
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Riegel: Critics of the new north Baton Rouge ER plan chose to ignore the...

It is maddening, though not entirely unexpected, that a handful of critics would decry the recent announcement that Our Lady of the Lake will...

Publisher: Kennedy and the character issue

Is state Treasurer John Kennedy taking a page from the playbook of his pal, Sen. David Vitter, by being a hypocrite and willing to...

The Interview: NCAA President Mark Emmert

(Photo by The Associated Press) Leadership, higher education, college athletics, politics—NCAA President Mark Emmert will discuss it all when he visits LSU on Sept. 29...

Stagnant salaries: Pay for Gov. John Bel Edwards’ cabinet secretaries little changed from Jindal...

During his 2015 gubernatorial campaign, Gov. John Bel Edwards criticized the “exorbitant” salaries former Gov. Bobby Jindal paid his cabinet secretaries. Yet once elected,...

Publisher: Leaders don’t have to be politicians

In about 50 days we will go to the polls to vote for local, state and national elections. But lately, elections and politicians haven’t...

Bondage, wilderness and the Promised Land

I once heard a man in a movie say, “Tomorrow will be a day of days.” He simply meant it will be something of...
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Riegel: The Louisiana connection to the Superstorm Sandy litigation

In the wake of the historic August flood, there has been a renewed interest locally in the plight of flood victims of Superstorm Sandy,...

Baton Rouge business community’s heavy hitters still up in the air on mayoral race

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, the political season is officially underway. But the Baton Rouge mayoral race has yet to capture...

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