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Herbalist grows from farmers market to retail shop in Walker

After last year brought record sales for her herbal medicine company, Livingston resident Andrea Leyerle has opened her first brick-and-mortar ...

Garden Caf opens at BRECs Independence Community Park

The Garden Caf at Independence Community Park is now open, with BREC saying it will hold an opening event on ...

Growth prompts CMC Corporate Solutions to move headquarters to south Baton Rouge

Growth and a company restructuring is prompting Baton Rouge-based CMC Corporate Solutions to move its headquarters from Carrollton Avenue, where ...

Baton Rouge broker buys RE/MAX First

Baton Rouge real estate broker, Doug Ferris, today announced that he and his wife, Julie Ferris, have purchased RE/MAX First, ...

Medical marijuana debut pushed back to summer  

Bill Richardson, LSUs vice president of agriculture, says medical marijuana grower GB Sciences is on track to submit its final ...

Roundup: Abraham taking salary / NOLA travel up / Oil rig counts shrink

Pledging: U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham took to Twitter Friday to defend his decision to begin collecting his Congressional paycheck in ...

BTR sees increase in passengers for second year in a row

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport saw a 3.8% increase in total passenger traffic in 2018, marking the airports second straight ...

Residents oppose rezoning requests for prime lots on corner of Siegen, I-10

Audubon Terrace and Morning Glen residents are pushing back against requests to rezone residential lots for office use on the ...

Edward Pratt: Maybe, on MLK Day, a respite from the violence | Ed Pratt | theadvocate.com

On Monday the country well some of it will again celebrate the life of a civil rights icon, the Rev. ...

Souitheastern Louisiana hires Raymond Monica as defensive line coach | theadvocate.com

Whether its players or coaches, Southeastern Louisiana football coach Frank Scelfo continues to put a Pelican State flavor into his ...

CATS rolls out new buses ahead of route changes in Baton Rouge | theadvocate.com

Eight new low-emission city-parish buses have begun service as the Capital Area Transit System prepares to reorient its routes. ...

Letters: How much will S&WB litigation cost taxpayers? | Letters | theadvocate.com

I read, with interest, your article about New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board. One big part of their problem was ...

Latest side effect of government shutdown? Home sales in parts of metro Baton Rouge have stalled

Friday was supposed to be the day that Keith Morvant sold his home in Greenwell Springs and bought a new ...

Letters: General Patton on the effectiveness of walls | Letters | theadvocate.com

Here are the words of one of the great American generals of World War II, George S. Patton, which are ...

Saints WR Keith Kirkwood ruled out for Sunday's game against Rams | Saints | theadvocate.com

The Saints have ruled out Keith Kirkwood for Sunday's NFC title game against the Los Angeles Rams. ...

Garden Caf opens across from library at Independence Park | theadvocate.com

Hot coffee is flowing and the breakfast options are already a hit at The Garden Caf, which opened this week ...

Saints playoff run paying off for retailers

The New Orleans Saints impressive run through the regular season and the NFL playoffs is paying off for local retailers. ...

Re/Max First in Baton Rouge acquired; agency produced $238 million in sales, leasing volume in 2018

Re/Max First in Baton Rouge has been acquired by real estate broker Doug Ferris and attorney Julie Ferris. ...

Latest revamp of child care at state school board Tuesday | Education | theadvocate.com

Louisiana's top school board on Tuesday will decide whether to authorize $700,000 for pilot projects in New Orleans, Lafayette and ...

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Canadian student on jet had to be handcuffed after indecent assaults

ADELAIDE, Australia - A Canadian man had to be restrained and handcuffed on a flight from Hong Kong to Australia ...

Canadian government appalled at kidnapping and killing of citizen

  OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, West Africa - Canada has condemned the killing of the vice president of Vancouver-based private gold ...

Huawei founder claims firm poses no security risk

SHANGHAI, China - A month after Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was detained in Canada, at the request of ...

Canada Dismisses China's Warning of Huawei Ban Repercussions

SHERBROOKE, QUEBEC Canada's government on Friday dismissed China's warning of repercussions if Ottawa banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying ...

Indigenous Peoples Stage Solidarity March on Washington

WASHINGTON U.S. political leaders and the media have ignored us long enough. Thats the message thousands of international indigenous activists ...

Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Faces Growing Backlash

BEIJING Chinese tech giant Huawei is facing a growing backlash overseas and increased scrutiny of the company is putting its ...

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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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