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Baton Rouge Business Report

Baton Rouge Business Report

9029 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70809   Directions

(225) 928-1700


News roundup: BRAC, World Trade Center of New Orleans to host International Trade Week in Baton Rouge … Study finds Baton Rouge roads among nation’s worst … Waitr app owner looking to merge Golden Nugget with Caesars Palace
10/18/2018 9:47am

Jubilee: The Baton Rouge Area Chamber and the World Trade Center of New Orleans are partnering to host a series of events at the Louisiana State Welcome Center in Baton Rouge on Nov. 8 as part of Louisiana Trade Week, which runs Nov. 5-9. Louisiana Trade week aims to highlight the trade community by amplifying...The post News roundup: BRAC, World Trade Center of New Orleans to host International Trade Week in Baton Rouge Study finds Baton Rouge roads among nations worst Waitr app owner looking to merge Golden Nugget with Caesars Palace appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Two new Highland Park Marketplace tenants fill first building in shopping center
10/18/2018 9:42am

Luxe Boutique and Mera Salon Suites are the two newest tenants to Highland Park Marketplace, filling the first building in the shopping center within the commercial development at the corner of Highland and Old Perkins roads. Opening this weekend, Luxe is a boutique specializing in womens clothing, shoes and accessories. Meanwhile, Mera, opening in a...The post Two new Highland Park Marketplace tenants fill first building in shopping center appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Residential Property of the Week, Sponsored by Leigh Moss, REALTOR© Keller Williams: Choose your next home in desirable Shenandoah
10/18/2018 7:00am

Youll love the spacious kitchen and roomy dining space in the updated home at 5334 North Fort Pickens Avenue. High ceilings and a beautiful brick fireplace are bathed in natural light in the oversized living room. Updated floors and paint make this house feel like home. The large backyard is the answer to all your...The post Residential Property of the Week, Sponsored by Leigh Moss, REALTOR Keller Williams: Choose your next home in desirable Shenandoah appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

The awkward etiquette of iPad tipping on small purchases
10/17/2018 3:12pm

At the Connecticut cafe that Mina Dimyan frequents, he orders a cup of strong coffee for $3. And as The Wall Street Journal reports, it comes with a splash of guilt. The clerk swipes Dimyans credit card and then swivels the stores white iPad around. There is an uncomfortable pause. Prompts on the screen ask...The post The awkward etiquette of iPad tipping on small purchases appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Wampold to add 150 luxury apartments to Chase South Tower
10/17/2018 3:03pm

When developer Mike Wampold acquired the Chase South Tower in early February, he said he planned to redevelop the iconic, downtown high rise into a mixed-use development of luxury apartments, offices and ground floor retail. Eight months later, Wampold is ready to move forward with those plans. The developer says he will begin construction early...The post Wampold to add 150 luxury apartments to Chase South Tower 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


Get Active on the Northshore
09/27/2018 8:37am

Jaunts, strolls, and outings

Fall Festivals and Covington Fun
09/27/2018 8:21am

Live entertainment, cultural highlights, and unforgettable food

Local Lodging with Outdoor Living in Covington
09/27/2018 8:14am

Cozy spots with outdoor charm

Culinary Covington Outdoors
09/27/2018 8:08am

Al fresco adventures

Louisiana's Final Frontier
09/27/2018 5:34am

Turn back the pages of history to soak in this mysterious story of Louisianas past

KPBN - Pelican Broadcasting Network

KPBN - Pelican Broadcasting Network

5500 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806   Directions

(225) 248-0049


LSU Now

LSU Now

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

(225) 578-4811


Waka Flocka Flame to perform at LSU Homecoming Concert Wednesday night
10/16/2018 4:04pm

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame will be performing at the LSU Homecoming Concert on the Parade Ground Wednesday night, according to a tweet from LSU Campus Life.

Opinion: Catholicism oppresses women with outdated practices
10/16/2018 3:30pm

Catholicism is dying within the millennial generation. Many women at the University come from Catholic high schools or practicing Catholic families. The decision to continue their faith as an adult is very challenging for many reasons in particular, the

LSU Immigration Law Clinic students help immigrants gain asylum
10/15/2018 4:47pm

The Paul M. Hebert Law Center Immigration Law Clinic has helped gain asylum for 23 immigrants facing danger in their home countries.

A Sneaux Day on campus
12/08/2017 6:54pm

LSU students were ecstatic and confused by a little bit of snow to help close their finals week.

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


WAFB

WAFB

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.

WBRL

WBRL

10000 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810   Directions

(225) 766-3233


WBRZ-TV

WBRZ-TV

1650 Highland Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70802   Directions

(225) 387-2222


Thank you for being a friend: 'Golden Girls' honored with cereal
10/18/2018 9:33am

A company known for making pop culture collectibles is paying homage to a beloved television show by turning it into a cereal.TV fans can now buy a Golden Girls themed cereal by Funko. According to People, the multigrain loops are sold at Target stores as well as online locations including ToyWiz.com and Mercair.com.The box shows Blanche, Dorthy, Sophia, and Rose in a cartoon fashion. Along with the blue loops, the cereal also comes with a collectible figurine inside.According to the publication, there is a message for fans on the back of the box.The message reads:Hey Kids, remember what it was like to sit in front of the TV on Saturday morning and watch cartoons while eating your favorite cereal Well, Funko does So we&rsquore bringing back Saturday morning to kids of all ages with our new sugar toasted FunkO&rsquos And remember, always have FunReports say the cereal will be sold for a limited time.Permalink Comments

Woman found slumped over in vehicle outside school faces drug charges
10/18/2018 9:00am

ZACHARY - Police in Zachary have arrested a woman who was found slumped over in a vehicle while waiting to pick up a child from school.The incident was reported outside an elementary school just after 4 p.m. Wednesday. The officer noticed a blue Kia in the pickup line that wasnt moving.Arrest documents say, the officer saw a woman in the driver seat slumped over toward the passenger side. As the officer exited their unit the woman in the vehicle, identified as Angela Belt, sat up.Belt appeared to be animated in her movements and highly excitable, authorities said. Belt told the officer she had fallen asleep due to the heat and exhaustion.While speaking with Belt, the officer noticed she wasnt opening her left hand. Rather, she was speaking with her hand clenched.When the officer asked Belt what was in her hand, she dropped her head and failed to respond.After opening her hand, the officer found a small oval capsule with three little rocks inside. Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish arrived to performed a field test and identified the rocks as methamphetamine.Inside the vehicle authorities also found a marijuana pipe and the cap of a syringe.Belt was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, possession of drug paraphernalia, and having drugs in a drug free zone.Permalink Comments

Contractor pleads guilty in Louisiana bank fraud
10/18/2018 8:15am

NEW ORLEANS AP - A contractor in Louisiana has pleaded guilty in federal court for his role in a $22 million bank fraud scheme.The U.S. Attorneys office said in a news release that 44-year-old Jeffrey Dunlap of Slidell pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit brank fraud. The scheme involved First NBC Bank of New Orleans. The bank failed in April 2017. Dunlap owns Phoenix Civil Contractors and his plea agreement calls for a sentence of between five years and seven years in prison.Dunlap could also be ordered to pay restitution. Sentencing is scheduled Jan. 16. Dunlap was charged in May in documents that also linked the banks president, as well as someone who co-owned businesses with the bank president, to the scam. Neither was named in court documents.Permalink Comments

City expects civil or criminal action in officer's case
10/17/2018 4:34pm

BATON ROUGE &ndash The city expects civil or criminal action tied to the case surrounding a police officer firing his weapon while pursuing a man that was released of any criminal wrongdoing in the altercation.The revelation was made when the city refused to release internal affairs records requested by the WBRZ Investigative Unit Wednesday.Yuseff Hamadeh was fired last week after a months-long investigation into the shooting situation.Hamadeh, police investigators determined, wrongfully discharged his gun while pursuing Raheem Howard on August 7th. At first, Hamadeh said Howard fired at him and Howard was later arrested.East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore later said he would&nbspnot pursue criminal charges&nbspagainst Howard due to a lack of evidence.Hamadehs body camera and in-car camera were not recording during the incident and police later&nbspreleased that video and audio, which seemed to suggest that only one shot was fired in the encounter. Police never found the weapon Howard allegedly used to fire at Hamadeh.Hamadeh, who had been on the force for two years, was assigned to the Street Crimes Unit. He was placed on paid leave while BRPD investigated the shooting and then placed on restricted duty up until his firing.A criminal investigation into Hamadehs actions has been turned over to the East Baton Rouge District Attorneys Office.When Hamadeh was fired, WBRZ filed a public records request seeking the files related to the police investigation. Files may show how the department&rsquos internal investigators determined only one weapon was fired and what Hamadeh said about the situation.This week, the city denied to make the records public &ndash over concerns the matter will enter civil or criminal court. It is not unusual for a public entity to deny a records request when litigation is expected.&ldquoWe have determined that records you have requested pertain to pending criminal litigation or civil litigation which can be reasonably anticipated, and such litigation has not been finally adjudicated or otherwise settled at this time,&rdquo Deelee Morris of the city&rsquos legal team wrote in an email to WBRZ Wednesday afternoon.Hamadeh plans to appeal his termination.Follow the publisher of this post on Twitter: treyschmaltzPermalink Comments

Feed your nightmares: BK offers Halloween themed burger
10/18/2018 7:09am

Burger King is changing its menu in honor of Halloween.The restaurant chain is releasing its Nightmare King next week. The sandwich will be available through November 1.The burgers is topped with a green bun and comes with a quarter pound of beef, a chicken filet, American cheese, bacon, mayonnaise, and onion.Officials with Burger King say the sandwich is clinically proven to induce nightmares. Customers can buy the scary sandwich for $6.39.Are you brave enough to face your nightmaresBe sure to watch the attached video to see how WBRZs&nbsp2une In crew feels about the burger.Permalink Comments

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WLFT-TV

Baton Rouge, LA

(225) 774-7780


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