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Riegel: An entertaining downtown Baton Rouge debate

Metro Councilman Lamont Cole says his recently defeated ordinance that would have allowed bars and restaurants to stay open until 4 a.m. was borne...

JR Ball: Getting priorities straight in Louisiana

Here’s a pretty important conversation we’re not having in Louisiana: What’s the appropriate role of state government in our lives? More specifically: Where and...

Riegel: What Baton Rouge can learn from Cincinnati

“Why Cincinnati?” a member of Baton Rouge’s business community asked me in late May, when I mentioned I was going on BRAC’s Canvas Benchmarking...

Publisher: Speak up Baton Rouge and be bold

Last month my wife and I enjoyed a special evening on what used to be the old City Dock at the Water Campus on...

Emerging goal: More females involved in Democratic politics

POLITICS READY: Among the Baton Rouge-area women going through the Emerge program are, from left, Alsie Dunbar, Belinda Davis and Morgan Lamandre. (Photo by...

JR Ball: BRAC’s selective ‘greater good’ love of Baton Rouge

In news shocking to exactly no one, the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and its board of directors has decided an independent city of St....

Riegel: Another Baton Rouge land use controversy

Local land use controversies often speak to larger issues about the way things roll in a city, state or region. Such is the case with...

Publisher: New beginnings and finishing well

Sometimes, in the midst of all the chaos and the 24-hour news cycle, we get a brief respite and change of perspective; a moment...

Baton Rouge casinos looking to land a winning hand

LANDLUBBER: L’Auberge Casino, like Baton Rouge’s two other riverboat casinos, has seen monthly revenues decline for seven straight months. Casino executives are hoping the...

JR Ball: The battle over America’s next great city

Baton Rouge, brace yourself: An ex-pat loyal to the cause has intercepted communiqués indicating some damn Yankees from the Commonwealth of Virginia are on...

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