Thu, 14 Nov 2019

Intentional investment is the key for communities to thrive 

Communities that intentionally invest in entrepreneurs and young businesses are the ones that will grow and thrive in the 21st ...

Roundup- Brightside roadwork - Ardoins rally appearance - Microsoft No.1 for ethics 

Traffic jams: Lane closures will continue this week as the DOTD works to widen the intersection of Nicholson and Brightside ...

First Guaranty acquires Marksville-based Union Bancshares

First Guaranty Bancshares has acquired Marksville-based Union Bancshares in a deal that will expand the Hammond-based institutions reach into Central ...

Former Waitr president back as contractor for food-delivery service

After resigning in September, former Waitr President Joseph Stough is returning to work with the company as an independent contractor. ...

DDD approves $761k budget for 2020

The Downtown Development District Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the agencys 2020 budget at its meeting this morning, which at ...

More United Plaza buildings seek annexation into Baton Rouge city limits

The owners of five more office buildings on United Plaza Boulevard are seeking annexation into the city of Baton Rouge. ...

St. George joins the get-out-the-vote effort

St. George organizers may not be officially endorsing any candidates in the upcoming runoff election, but, while encouraging residents to ...

Planners at Smart Growth Summit discuss effects of climate change

People might not like to talk about climate change, but its real, its here and communities need to start planning ...

Secret complaints are not so secret in bare-knuckled Louisiana Supreme Court race - Elections

In a state Supreme Court race in which transparency over judicial misconduct has become a major issue, multiple secret complaints ...

Two women dead after car hits traffic light pole on Blount Road in Baton Rouge

Two women are dead after a crash Monday morning on Blount Road, Baton Rouge Police reported. ...

Ascension- West bank water systems ready for frigid temperatures; conservation urged - Ascension

GONZALES Officials running Ascension Parish's west bank water systems say they are prepared for subfreezing temperatures Tuesday night and early ...

Dutchtown running back Dylan Sampson proves that a small player can make a big impact Sports

Dutchtown High School running back Dylan Sampson got valuable experience during his freshman season, and it's paying big dividends. ...

Owners of 5 buildings worth $6.6M request Baton Rouge annexation to stay out of St. George

The owners of five more buildings inside the United Plaza office complex, on south side of Essen Lane, requested to ...

After a bitter primary, can Eddie Rispone win over Ralph Abraham supporters? - Elections

As he trailed fellow Republican Congressman Ralph Abraham in the polls a few weeks before the primary election for governor ...

Smart Growth Summit looks at legacy of discrimination

The legacy of disinvestment and discriminatory housing policies are still an issue in America in 2019 with the problems it ...

LSU women looking to bounce back from loss to No. 12 Florida State - LSU

For LSU womens basketball coach Nikki Fargas, maturity is important for any team and now is the time when it ...

LSU basketball team expected to reel in two prospects Wednesday to start early signing period - LSU

The LSU basketball team will likely get the early, one-week signing period that begins Wednesday off to a good start. ...

Man found shot dead in front yard off Cedarcrest Avenue; fifth in city in recent days

Baton Rouge police are investigating a fatal shooting after a man's body was found early Tuesday in a neighborhood off ...

Baton Rouge's Downtown Development District approves budget, expects $762,000 in revenue

Downtown Development District Commissioners approved a 2020 budget Tuesday. ...

Dan Fagan- Wall Street Journal labels Louisiana a trial lawyer state - Dan Fagan

There are some questionable media outlets out there. The Wall Street Journal is not one of them. Few publications hold ...

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Water prices increasingly unaffordable for low-income households

Environmentalists and water economists have long argued that Canadian households have not conserved water in part because it is priced ...

Don Cherry debacle highlights the whiteness of hockey

Despite Canada's claim that it's a multicultural country, that's not the reality of one of the country's national sports, ice ...

Canada spy agencies split over proposed Huawei 5G ban - reports

Canada's spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from 5G networks over security ...

Car Bomb Explodes In Afghan Capital, Killing At Least 12

At least 12 people were killed and 20 others wounded when a car bomb detonated during the morning rush hour ...

Greta Thunberg Hitches Low-carbon Ride Across Atlantic

HAMPTON, VIRGINIA - Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg left North America on a return trip across the Atlantic on ...

Sharply Divergent Views Offered on Historic Impeachment Hearings

Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened Wednesday in Washington, with key lawmakers offering sharply contradictory views whether ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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