Sun, 24 Mar 2019

Louisiana GOP warns governor candidates against infighting

Louisianas Republican Party leader is calling on GOP contenders for governor to focus their ire on Democratic incumbent John Bel ...

LaPolitics: Senate chairs look toward regular session

Senate Finance Chair Eric LaFleur says that since the deadlock in the Revenue Estimating Conference has nearly halted the early ...

Roundup: 500 jobs to Lafayette - Farm Bureau assistant retiring - Rig count dips

Jobs push: LHC Group, a home health company, says it will create 500 new jobs in Lafayette as part of ...

Top 1% of US households take $2T stock hit

The top 1% of U.S. households took a $2.3 trillion fourth quarter 2018 hit from the plunge in corporate equities ...

Tedrick Knightshead still on public payroll, city-parish taking no action

More than a month after it came to light that Tedrick Knightshead has remained a key member in the parish ...

Baton Rouge casino revenue drops 19% in February

Revenues for Baton Rouges riverboat casinos continue to sink, declining 19% compared to February 2018, marking the 18th straight month ...

Rounds at BREC golf courses down 0.8% in 2018

Rounds of golf played at BRECs six courses in 2018 remained relatively flat compared to rounds played in 2017, dropping ...

Mediterranean on the Mississippi: Locals preserve their Lebanese culture

Normally on a Thursday morning, Nelson Dakmak would be busy overseeing a multitude of home renovations and building projects around ...

LSU, GB Sciences moving forward with full medical marijuana production

After months of delays, LSU AgCenters growing partner GB Sciences of Louisiana was approved today to start full-scale production of ...

Letters: More diversion projects would help manage levees - theadvocate.com

I read with interest the recent commentary from Chip Kline, chairman of the Coastal Protection Authority, regarding the states lost ...

Authorities book 4 on suspicion of DWI in East Baton Rouge Parish - Crime-Police - theadvocate.com

Authorities arrested at least four people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into ...

Louisiana posts 5,600 jobs gained in February over 12 months, with most sectors growing

Louisiana's nonfarm employment increased by 5,600 jobs for the 12 months ending in February, as the state gained ground in ...

Follow LIVE: LSU Baseball holds late lead vs. Georgia - LSU - theadvocate.com

LSU opens up a weekend series Friday night in Athens against Georgia. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Friday, ...

Gibbon escapes Baton Rouge Zoo exhibit - but not for too long - theadvocate.com

A 15-pound gibbon escaped its exhibit at the Baton Rouge Zoo on Friday, zoo spokesperson Robyn Lott has confirmed. ...

Mezzo Technologies gets $1.64 million for high temperature materials project

Baton Rouge-based Mezzo Technologies has been awarded $1.64 million from the Department of Energy to develop heat exchangers capable of ...

Letters: Industries stressing Baton Rouge water aquifer - theadvocate.com

The Advocate recently published a letter from Janice Calvert about the poor citizenship qualities Exxon and other have exhibited toward ...

Missed opportunities doom Live Oak in 5-3 loss to Teurlings Catholic Sports - theadvocate.com

WATSON Live Oak sought a come-from-behind win in a nondistrict game against visiting Teurlings Catholic Friday night. Instead, TCHS relief ...

No. 8 LSU softball storms past No. 12 Georgia 11-4 - LSU - theadvocate.com

ATHENS, Ga. No. 8 LSU softball claimed a 11-4 win over No. 12 Georgia on Friday, scoring the final 10 ...

Southern hammers Grambling 18-8 in series opener at Lee-Hines Field - Southern - theadvocate.com

Southern blasted 21 hits, including eight for extra bases, as it rolled past Grambling 18-8 to open their Southwestern Athletic ...

Tight end Jared Cook hints deal with Saints is coming soon... - Saints - theadvocate.com

Jared Cook hasn't signed his name on the dotted line just yet. ...

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McIlroy to play in Canada prior to US Open

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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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