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Baton Rouge Business Report
Baton Rouge Business Report

9029 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70809   Directions

(225) 928-1700

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News alert: HUD issues guidelines enabling payout to 2016 Louisiana flood victims
06/14/2019 4:30pm

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has released the legal guidance needed to implement the duplication of benefits fix for Louisianas 2016 flood victims. Though Congress approved the remedy last falla bill sponsored by U.S. Reps. Garrett Graves, R-Baton Rouge, and Cedric Richmond, D-New OrleansHUD needed to release the guidelines before the state The post News alert: HUD issues guidelines enabling payout to 2016 Louisiana flood victims appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Mortgage rates dropping, but it’s not enticing homebuyers
06/14/2019 2:48pm

Home price appreciation is slowing. Consumer sentiment about the housing market is at a five-year high. To cap it all off, mortgage rates have been continually falling throughout 2019. Currently, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is averaging 3.82, roughly a two-year low, according to Freddie Mac. So far this year, mortgage rates have only increased on The post Mortgage rates dropping, but its not enticing homebuyers appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Homebuilders embrace new Livingston Parish flood zone ordinance
06/14/2019 2:45pm

The Livingston Parish Council on Thursday unanimously adopted an ordinance requiring all new construction projects in flood zones be built one foot above the base flood elevationa move generally supported by homebuilders, who say it will help prevent flooding as well as lower flood insurance rates. The parishs current ordinance mandates new homes in certain The post Homebuilders embrace new Livingston Parish flood zone ordinance appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Jason’s Deli moving into Arlington Marketplace
06/14/2019 2:44pm

Jasons Deli has plans to open a new location in Arlington Marketplace, on the corner of Burbank and Lee drives, expanding its footprint in the Capital Region with its third Baton Rouge restaurant. The sandwich eatery will operate in a 5,400-square-foot space next to AT&T, says Justin Langlois with Stirling Properties, adding he expects the The post Jasons Deli moving into Arlington Marketplace appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

ICYMI: Top stories from ‘Daily Report’ this week
06/14/2019 2:42pm

Key stories you might have missed: How business fared during the Legislative session Dragos buys building for its much-anticipated Baton Rouge restaurant Engquist sues Hogstrom over issues with the Adelia and in North Carolina Funes makes his first court appearance plans to plead guilty next week New The post ICYMI: Top stories from Daily Report this week 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

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Gallery Highlight: Françoise Gilot's Journeys
06/06/2019 5:48am

On display at MacGryder Gallery this month: Limited edition lithographs by 97-year-old French Modernist Franoise Gilot, drawn from her travel journals.

Paths and Loops
06/05/2019 6:35am

Automatic Drawings by John F. Simon, Jr. at the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum

My Dad
05/28/2019 10:33am

Momma would skin us alive if we even snapped a cap gun in the trailer but apparently it was okay for Daddy to blow up the oven with firecrackers

Star Light, Star Bright
05/22/2019 11:13am

The Baton Rouge Astronomical Societys Light Pollution Committee is making a concentrated effort to darken the skies for stargazers in Baton Rouge.

Native Range
05/22/2019 11:12am

Holding fast to their traditions, coastal hunters are taking steps to reverse the loss of hunting lands and decline in game species

KPBN - Pelican Broadcasting Network
KPBN - Pelican Broadcasting Network

5500 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806   Directions

(225) 248-0049

Website

LSU Now
LSU Now

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

(225) 578-4811

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Freshman Sha’Carri Richardson sets NCAA record for 100-meter dash
06/11/2019 2:53pm

ShaCarri Richardson isnt just the best 100 meters sprinter this year. Shes the best to ever do it at the collegiate level.

'What more could they do?": LSU bullpen hangs tough for 17 innings in 6-5 loss to Mississippi State
05/23/2019 4:45am

HOOVER, Ala. You could have caught a flight from New York to London in the time it took LSU and Mississippi State to play its 17 innings that started Wednesday night and lasted into Thursday morning, but you wouldve

Jeremiah Shinn named LSU's new vice president for student affairs
04/22/2019 12:44pm

The University announced Jeremiah Shinn will serve as the new vice president for student affairs and will begin no later than July 1, pending approval by the Board of Supervisors, according to LSU Media Relations Director Ernie Ballard.

LSU students create online petition to alleviate wait times for mental health services at Student Health Center
04/21/2019 2:10pm

Six students in a political communication capstone class created a petition to implement an online mental health screening feature to alleviate the LSU Student Health Centers mental health service appointment wait times.

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.

Louisiana Public Broadcasting
Louisiana Public Broadcasting

7733 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810   Directions

(225) 767-5660

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The Advocate
The Advocate

10705 Rieger Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70809   Directions

(225) 383-0111

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WAFB
WAFB

844 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802   Directions

(225) 383-9999

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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.

WBRL
WBRL

10000 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810   Directions

(225) 766-3233

Website

WBRZ-TV
WBRZ-TV

1650 Highland Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70802   Directions

(225) 387-2222

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Two EBRP inmates received Father's Day gifts like no others
06/15/2019 10:51pm

BATON ROUGE - Two inmates at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison got a Fathers Day gifts you cant buy at a store. The two were released from jail Saturday but they didnt make the bail.Its a blessing from God in order for me to be free right now, Tyrone Coler said.Coler was serving for a parole violation when several organizations teamed up to raise money for his bail.Cash bail holds people in jail, just because they cant afford it, Ashley White said, whos with Bail Project. The&nbsp Bail Project is an organization that helps inmates who cant afford their bonds.Rogers Johnson is a father of three he was also in jail on a minor charge when he was bailed out on Saturday.What I really want to do is hug them and squeeze them tight and tell them I love them, Johnson said.Nobody should be in jail because they cant afford to get out, so we targeted nonviolent, unconvicted offenders, Geno Mclaughlin said.Mclaughlin is with Abstract Concepts, a community action organization that also helps raise bail money. The organizations are hoping to expand this Fathers Day jail release program and make it an annual event.For more information, you can contact the Bail Project at 225 389-3150Permalink Comments

Fire crews investigating house fire on Melon Court
06/15/2019 9:43pm

BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a fire on Melon court near Greenwell Springs Road.The fire was reported 4 p.m. Saturday at 7071 Melon Court. No one was in the home during the blaze. Fire crews say the fire was accidental and started because of an electrical short of a fan.The fan was found in the doorway of one of the bedrooms. The blaze damaged that bedroom, the hallway, and a bathroom. The second bedroom and den received heavy smoke damage. The damaged totaled out to be $ 20,000.Permalink Comments

Tiffany Haddish cancels Atlanta show over abortion law
06/15/2019 8:58pm

ATLANTA AP - Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has canceled her upcoming Atlanta performance because of Georgias new restrictive abortion law.&nbsp News outlets report that the Girls Trip star sent a statement to ticketholders Saturday, saying she cannot in good faith perform in Georgia unless it withdraws the so-called heartbeat bill. Haddish had been scheduled to perform June 22 at the Fox Theatre.&nbsp The new law would ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as six weeks, before many women know they are pregnant. Unless its blocked in court, its set to go into effect in 2020. The ACLU has already said the group will mount a legal challenge.&nbsp Major Hollywood studios have said they may reevaluate filming in Georgia if the law goes into effect.Permalink Comments

Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade
06/15/2019 6:47pm

NEW ORLEANS AP - Two people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and three first-round draft choices.&nbsp The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade cannot become official until the new league year begins July 6. ESPN first reported the trade.&nbsp The deal pairs the 26-year-old Davis, who is among the games biggest stars, with 34-year-old superstar LeBron James. It also gives the Pelicans promising young players and the opportunity to acquire more.&nbsp New Orleans has the first pick overall in Thursdays draft and will have the Lakers fourth overall choice.&nbsp It remains to be seen, however, how well Ingram will recover from a blood clot that sidelined him for part of last season.Permalink Comments

Baton Rouge Fire Department investigating multi-vehicle fire off Old Hammond Hwy
06/15/2019 6:42pm

BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a multi-vehicle fire at home off Old Hammond Hwy.The fire was reported around 5:30 a.m. Saturday at 11034 Old Hammond Hwy. When fire crews arrived on the scene they found three vehicles burning. One of the vehicles on fire was located under the carport of the home close to where two people were inside asleep.No fire damage reached the house all of the damage was contained to the vehicles.The cause of the blaze is unknown at the time, the investigation is ongoing.Investigators are asking anyone that saw anything or has any information on the blaze to call 225 354-1419.Permalink Comments

WLFT-TV
WLFT-TV

Baton Rouge, LA

(225) 774-7780

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