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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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Investment Tip of the Week, sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisor Tony Boagni: Warming up to green alternatives
08/19/2019 7:00am

While the future of our planets energy consumption looks to go green turning to renewable sources, fossil fuels are not going anywhere any time soon. In fact, some green technologies are relying on fossil fuels themselves to power their growth.The truth is that while advances in green technology and energy are being made, it is The post Investment Tip of the Week, sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisor Tony Boagni: Warming up to green alternatives appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Workforce Tip of the Week, sponsored by Spectrum Employee Services: Demystifying workers’ compensation
08/19/2019 7:00am

The words workers compensation can make any business owner shudder. Many employers are seeing their companies waste thousands of dollars yearly because of both legitimate and fraudulent workers compensation claims. Any business, big or small, can find itself wasting time and money on claims and the disruption they cause.Here are some helpful tips: Promote a The post Workforce Tip of the Week, sponsored by Spectrum Employee Services: Demystifying workers compensation appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Proposed short-term rental regulations slogging its way toward completion
08/16/2019 3:33pm

Metro Councilwoman Tara Wicker says the parish attorneys office is working out some final issues with her proposed parishwide short-term rental regulations, and once finished shell hold a last stakeholders meeting to ensure the proposal is heading in the right direction. Tweaks to the drafted ordinance, which the parish attorneys office has been working on The post Proposed short-term rental regulations slogging its way toward completion appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Louisiana only state to see year-over employment drop in July
08/16/2019 3:21pm

Although the states unemployment rate remained at 4.3 in July, the lowest since 2008, Louisiana was the only state in the U.S. to post a year-over decline in employment numbers last month. Non-farm employment in Louisiana dropped a slight 0.1 in July, compared to the same month last year, according to data released today by The post Louisiana only state to see year-over employment drop in July appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

ICYMI: Top stories from ‘Daily Report’ this week 
08/16/2019 3:20pm

Key stories you might have missed: Waitr rate hike prompts some Baton Rouge restaurants to drop service Highland lands Northwestern Mutual as its second tenant Former hospital fundraiser John Paul Funes is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 17 DOTD secretary says I-10 widening project is on track despite report 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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The Louisiana Maneuvers
08/12/2019 5:52am

When Chief of Staff General George C. Marshall sought a way to combat Germanys blitzkrieg tactics in World War II, he sought the roughest terrain possible for trainingthe Louisiana-Texas border.

Support the Louisiana Art & Science Museum
08/12/2019 5:51am

The community-driven museum devotes itself to bettering Baton Rougeone curious mind at a time

Heart of the Home
08/02/2019 8:24am

In spite of its shortcomings, our kitchen had one wonderful, redeeming feature

In the Arts
08/02/2019 7:42am

A guide to the best art exhibitions in Baton Rouge in August, featuring shows at the LSU Museum of Art, LASM, Baton Rouge Gallery, and more.

Live Music in Baton Rouge
08/02/2019 7:39am

Our top picks for August: Molly Taylor & Denton Hatcher, Wayne Toups, the Rodney Crowell Band, and Robert Earl Keen

KPBN - Pelican Broadcasting Network
KPBN - Pelican Broadcasting Network

5500 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806   Directions

(225) 248-0049

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LSU Now
LSU Now

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

(225) 578-4811

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Sarah Finnegan nominated by LSU for NCAA Woman of the Year
06/23/2019 11:59am

LSU nominated former gymnast and two-time NCAA champion Sarah Finnegan 2016-2019 for the NCAA Woman of the Year, which is based on achievements in academics, athletics, service and leadership.

Family of LSU gymnast Sarah Finnegan asking for donations to help with medical bills
06/20/2019 1:21pm

Former LSU gymnast Sarah Finnegan and her family are in need of support.

Rising river levels cause flooding in School of Veterinary Medicine building
06/19/2019 10:30am

The routine starts the same each rainy day before work: LSU veterinarians drive to work as it rains cats and dogs, they circle their parking lot looking for spots before settling for the visitor lot and they enter the building.

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

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

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WBRZ-TV
WBRZ-TV

1650 Highland Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70802   Directions

(225) 387-2222

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Positive sample of West Nile Virus found in WBR
08/19/2019 7:42am

WEST BATON ROUGE- After collecting 45 mosquito samples in West Baton Rouge, officials say one sample tested positive for West Nile Virus.According to the West Baton Rouge Mosquito Control Department the sample came from the southern end of the parish. Starting this evening crews will begin nighttime spray operations in the Addis area. Daytime larviciding operations will be focused on that area as well.Residents are advised to take proper precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.West Baton Rouge Mosquito Control Department tips:&nbsp-Wear mosquito repellent if you are going to be outdoors-Wear long clothes if possible-Empty or flush all containers around your house weekly-Remove or treat any standing water on your property-Avoid activities during dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active-Make sure window and door screens are free of holes-Seal any cracks around window AC unitsPermalink Comments

78-year-old man facing molestation charge after incident with juvenile
08/19/2019 6:47am

EAST BATON ROUGE - Deputies have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile.Around 9 a.m. Sunday, 78-year-old David Hollier was allegedly caught inappropriately touching the young girl. After the incident, authorities were notified.Hollier was arrested and charged with molestation of a juvenile or person with physical/mental disabilities.Permalink Comments

Authorities investigating after 19-year-old killed in Thibodaux shooting
08/19/2019 6:18am

THIBODAUX - Authorities are investigating a fatal weekend shooting in Thibodaux.Just after 2:15 a.m. Sunday deputies with the Lafourche Parish Sheriffs Office began receiving reports of gunshots in the Abby subdivision. Deputies found a car in the 400 block of Abby Road which had been damaged by gunfire.While searching the area, authorities found a teen in a field with at least one gunshot wound. The teen was identified as 19-year-old Saharol Holmes.Holmes was pronounced dead at the scene.Deputies also made contact with a second shooting victim. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He was reported to be in critical condition.Troopers with Louisiana State Police and officers with the Thibodaux Police Department responded to the scene to assist. Through the investigation, authorities learned two other men were in the car at the time of the shooting.The men were taken into custody for questioning.Detectives dont believe the shooting was a random act of violence. The investigation is ongoing.&nbspPermalink Comments

Baton Rouge man arrested in Baker shooting that left one dead, another injured
08/18/2019 10:53am

BAKER - Baker Police Chief Carl Dunn says they have a suspect in custody following a shooting that left one person dead and another in the hospital.Authorities identified the suspect to be 26-year-old Chavis Duncan Jr. from Baton Rouge.Police responded to a homicide around 9:15 a.m. Sunday in the 2000 block of Ray Weiland Drive in Baker.Duncan was arrested and charged with felon in possession of a firearm, intimidation of a witness and aggravated assault.The shooting is still under investigation.&nbspPermalink Comments

Officials seize marijuana mixed with jalapeno peppers
08/19/2019 5:28am

SAN DIEGO AP &mdash Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalape&ntildeo peppers at a Southern California port.A Customs and Border Protection K-9 unit alerted officers to a shipment of peppers Thursday at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego.A CBP news release says officers discovered more than 7,500 pounds of marijuana in the peppers&rsquo pallets.Acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan congratulated the officers on Twitter and noted it was the second large seizure of marijuana there within days.Authorities seized more than 10,600 lbs&nbsp of marijuana in a shipment of plastic auto parts at the port August 13.Permalink Comments

WLFT-TV
WLFT-TV

Baton Rouge, LA

(225) 774-7780

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