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Baton Rouge Business Report

Baton Rouge Business Report

9029 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70809   Directions

(225) 928-1700


Louisiana lawmakers to consider Veterans First Business Initiative
04/18/2019 1:24pm

Louisiana lawmakers will next week consider passing the Veterans First Business Initiative, aimed at encouraging veterans to start their own businesses while also connecting them with other veterans seeking employment. If passed, it would be the first effort of its kind in the nation. Sponsored by state Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge, the initiative would The post Louisiana lawmakers to consider Veterans First Business Initiative appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Kona Grill in Perkins Rowe closes
04/18/2019 1:17pm

Kona Grill, a popular restaurant at Perkins Rowe in Baton Rouge, has permanently closed as the company struggles financially, WAFB-TV reports. The restaurant shut down Wednesday night, says Perkins Rowe Marketing Manager Erinn Sala. Several new restaurants, Sala says, are headed to Perkins Rowe, including Jinya Ramen Bar which has an opening slated for June. The post Kona Grill in Perkins Rowe closes appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Roundup: EBR’s falling population / Online food assistance / Sears sues former chairman
04/18/2019 1:15pm

Moving out: Counties with the largest numeric population growth in 2018 are in the south and west, with Texas counties taking four of the top 10 spots, according to new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released today. However, East Baton Rouge Parish lost 2,650 residents in 2018, with Louisianas population declining by 10,840. Since 2010, The post Roundup: EBRs falling population / Online food assistance / Sears sues former chairman appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Marcus closes in Acadian Village Shopping Center
04/18/2019 1:14pm

Marcus, a contemporary womens and childrens boutique, has closed its doors in the Acadian Village Shopping Center. According to a note taped to the door, store credits can be used at Kool Kids NOLA, the shops sister location on Magazine Street in New Orleans thats being rebranded as Jujus Kids Boutique. Multiple calls to the The post Marcus closes in Acadian Village Shopping Center appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Torrential rainfalls, smaller events, causing greater share of global insurance loss
04/18/2019 1:13pm

While much of south Louisiana was battening down the hatches today in preparation for potentially severe weather, a new study on global insurance losses finds small to midsize eventswhich include torrential rainfallsare increasingly common and doing more damage than in the past. The study, by the Swiss Re Institute, found that for 2017 and 2018 The post Torrential rainfalls, smaller events, causing greater share of global insurance loss appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Country Roads Magazine

Country Roads Magazine

758 St Charles St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802   Directions

(225) 343-3714


The Mirrored Mansion
04/17/2019 6:22am

Nineteen Louisiana designers showcase their talentsand our statein Governor John Bel Edwards home.

Your April Yardwork
04/16/2019 9:38am

Follow this 3x3 for a fruitful springtime

Capital Couplets
04/16/2019 5:26am

Baton Rouge seeks a Poet Laureate

Trailer Trouble
04/04/2019 4:16am

Hindsight isnt always 20/20

Fifty Fests and Countin'
03/22/2019 10:15am

Inside the lasting success of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

KPBN - Pelican Broadcasting Network

KPBN - Pelican Broadcasting Network

5500 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806   Directions

(225) 248-0049




B-26 Hodges Hall LSU
Baton Rouge, LA 70803   Directions

(225) 578-4811


LSU reinstates Will Wade after 37-day suspension
04/14/2019 7:30pm

LSU reinstated Will Wade as LSUs mens basketball coach on Sunday, April 14 following a five-week suspension related to Wades alleged conversations with convicted felon and basketball liaison Christian Dawkins.

Opinion: "Other woman" never to blame for cheating partner
04/14/2019 4:30pm

Its no secret that cheating has become popular in most relationships. Having a side chick is praised and even encouraged for men. Most men find it cool to have more than one partner, because if his partner cant do what

Recent crime raises ride share safety concerns on LSU's Campus
04/11/2019 12:19pm

When students first enter college, they are exposed to a freedom many have never experienced. No supervision and the ability to skip class combined with a virtually unlimited social calendar and alcohol access leaves many parents and students questioning safety.

LSU to launch new online-only Digital Studies minor
04/11/2019 9:46am

Students who wish to work independently, gain skills in web analytics and have more freedom over their schedule may be interested in the Universitys new online-only minor in digital studies.

Opinion: Legalization of CBD positive step toward destigmatization
04/11/2019 8:30am

In 1937, the Marihuana Tax Act made the possession of cannabis illegal, including hemp and marijuana. In 1970, the Controlled Substances Act further criminalized the use and distribution of cannabis products. The U.S. has a long history with this plant,

Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Louisiana Public Broadcasting

7733 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810   Directions

(225) 767-5660


The Advocate

The Advocate

10705 Rieger Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70809   Directions

(225) 383-0111




844 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802   Directions

(225) 383-9999


Here's how sleepless nights can trigger weight gain
08/24/2018 8:53am

One sleepless night might tip the bodys metabolism toward storing fat while depleting muscle, new research suggests.

Newborns' immune systems ramp up after birth
08/24/2018 1:53pm

A babys immune system kicks into high gear immediately after birth, a new study finds.

Bills mount for breast cancer survivors
08/24/2018 1:53pm

Surviving breast cancer is certainly its own reward, but a new study finds that many who do are saddled with thousands in out-of-pocket expenses for years.

Read any good books lately? No, teens say, we're too busy texting and online
08/21/2018 6:53pm

One of every three American teens has not read a book just for the fun of it in a year, a new study finds.

Study explores new way to stop cancer's spread
08/22/2018 8:53am

Scientists say theyre researching a way to destroy cancer cells that travel to other parts of the body.



10000 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810   Directions

(225) 766-3233




1650 Highland Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70802   Directions

(225) 387-2222


New superintendent chosen for Livingston Parish Public Schools
04/18/2019 7:31pm

LIVINGSTON PARISH - A new superintendent has been chosen to replace Rick Wentzel for the Livingston Parish Public School System.The school board announced Thursday night that Joe Murphy, whos currently the assistant superintendent, will take Wentzels place.In February,&nbspWentzel announced that after three years of serving as superintendent, he has decided to retire this upcoming June. Wentzel has been part of the education system for 33 years, and 22 of those years were spent in the Livingston Parish Public School System.Permalink Comments

Monitor these WBRZ TV, online channels today for urgent weather updates
04/18/2019 9:51am

BATON ROUGE &ndash The WBRZ viewing area, along with most of South Louisiana, is facing an elevated risk of severe weather Thursday.Click HERE for Dr. Josh Eachus&rsquo weather blog. Click HERE for live weather data information.WBRZ will produce extended weather-related coverage all day. News 2 newscasts will feature the most updated forecast models from 12-1 p.m. 4-4:30 p.m. 5-5:30 p.m. 6-7 p.m. and 10-11 p.m. on WBRZ channel 2 and WBRZ, the area&rsquos live, local cable news channel.&nbsp &nbsp &nbsp&gtHOW TO find WBRZ&nbsp Click HEREUrgent weather reports are expected to interrupt programming across all WBRZ stations Thursday.In addition to television, the WBRZ Channel 2 Facebook page will display a live radar feed with periodic voice interruptions from the WBRZ weather team. Keep the page loaded in your browser or turn on Facebook notifications in your Facebook app and monitor the feed throughout the day.WBRZ is always streaming online, live, HERETrafficDuring periods of severe weather, traffic incidents typically increase.&nbsp Click HERE for the WBRZ traffic map.&nbsp Click HERE for live incident reports.&nbspSafely report damage, weather-related incidentsIf you see weather-related incidents WBRZ should know about, feel free to safely snap a picture and report what you see: Email weather information below&nbspTweets by WBRZweatherBreaking news information belowTweets by WBRZPermalink Comments

Balloon release held to honor 8-year-old girl killed in house fire
04/18/2019 5:55pm

BAKER - A memorial was held at Advantage Charter School in honor of a mother and daughter who were killed in a house fire.Just days before Iyonna Holden and her mother Dominique were killed in an accidental house fire, Iyonna was voted class president. Instead of celebrating her victory, classmates are mourning her death.We wanted our family to know she was very dear to us, she was an amazing little girl,&rdquo said Iyonna&rsquos teacher Christina Paris.Iyonna and her mother died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Now, the school is consoling those who loved them the most.I just thank Advantage Charter School today for letting me release my baby... into the heavens,&rdquo said her grandmother Shelida Coates.In yellow shirts, everyone represented the little sunshine that Iyonna was.You could have the worst day ever and encounter Iyonna and your day will literally brighten up, always smiling always laughing,&rdquo said Paris. Her father Travis Holden came home from working the night shift to find his wife and daughter killed. He described his daughter as smart, amazing, and full of life.All week long, students were able to support her family by wearing some of her favorite things. But headbands and pretty shirts cant replace their best friend Iyonna.&ldquoIyonna was a good person, I knew her for 5 years and we never split up. I just miss her so much and every morning I&rsquoll look up to the sky and talk to her like she&rsquos just in front of me flying in an airplane,&rdquo said Iyonna&rsquos best friend Ziyan Ennis.Advantage Charter School is providing counseling for students and working with the fire department to make sure all homes in Baker are equipped with smoke detectors.A joint funeral service will be Tuesday morning at the Interdenominational Faith Assembly located at 5045 Greenwell Street viewing is at 8 a.m. and the services begin at 10 a.m.Permalink Comments

Trial set for woman charged in students' bus stop deaths
04/18/2019 5:07pm

ROCHESTER, Ind. AP - A judge has set a trial date for a northern Indiana woman accused of striking and killing three children with a pickup truck as they crossed a highway to board a school bus.&nbsp&nbspFulton County Prosecutor Michael Marrs tells WSBT-TV the Oct. 5 trial date for Alyssa Shepherd of Rochester was set during a closed pretrial hearing.&nbsp&nbspShepherd has pleaded not guilty to three counts of reckless homicide, criminal recklessness and a misdemeanor count of passing a school bus when an arm signal device is extended.&nbsp&nbspThe October 2018 collision killed 6-year-old twin brothers, Xzavier and Mason Ingle, and their 9-year-old sister, Alivia Stahl.&nbsp&nbspShepherd has told authorities she didnt realize she was approaching a stopped school bus, despite the activated stop arm and flashing lights.Permalink Comments

Facebook says more Instagram passwords exposed than thought
04/18/2019 3:20pm

SAN FRANCISCO AP - Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago.&nbsp&nbspThe social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in plain text, making it possible for its thousands of employees to search them. It said the passwords were stored on internal company servers, where no outsiders could access them.&nbsp&nbspFacebook said in a blog post Thursday that it now estimates that millions of Instagram users were affected by the lapse, instead of the tens of thousands it had originally reported. It had also said in March that the issue affected hundreds of millions of Facebook Lite users and millions of Facebook users. Facebook Lite is designed for people with older phones or slow internet connections.Permalink Comments



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