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Baton Rouge Business Report
Baton Rouge Business Report

9029 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70809   Directions

(225) 928-1700


ICYMI: Top stories from ‘Daily Report’ this week 
10/18/2019 2:59pm

Key news you might have missed: District 16 recount gives Franklin Foil the spot in a runoff against Thompson Prior to recount, Lane Grigsby offered Foil support for future race to drop out of District 16 bid Several neighborhoods inside St. George are seeking annexation into Baton Rouge Progress in Baton The post ICYMI: Top stories from Daily Report this week appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Roundup: Hard Rock emergency / Energy Summit / High school auto shop 
10/18/2019 2:54pm

Storm warning: Gov. John Bel Edwards today declared a state of emergency in Orleans Parish following the collapse of the under-construction Hard Rock Hotel in downtown New Orleans, which, when coupled with the potential for tropical storm weather, presents an urgent threat to the city. The official declaration allows the state to provide additional assistance, The post Roundup: Hard Rock emergency / Energy Summit / High school auto shop appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Property owners looking to annex into St. George, too
10/18/2019 2:53pm

While officials at City Hall are today expecting to receive the first of several petitions from St. George area property owners seeking annexation into the Baton Rouge city limits, organizers of the St. George incorporation say they, too, have been fielding calls from property owners outside the proposed boundaries of St. George wanting in. St. The post Property owners looking to annex into St. George, too appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Accounting done, Louisiana surplus has precise figure: $535M
10/18/2019 2:49pm

Louisianas budget surplus has edged up to nearly $535 million. Thats the precise number presented to the joint House and Senate budget committee today, after accountants confirmed the figure. Previous estimates were pegged around $500 million. Financial analysts say most of the unspent cash from the budget year that ended June 30 comes from better-than-expected The post Accounting done, Louisiana surplus has precise figure: $535M appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Waitr stock drops below $1
10/18/2019 2:45pm

Following news earlier this week that Waitrs chief financial officer will leave his post with the food-delivery service at the end of the month, the companys share price has dropped 50 to below $1. Shares of Waitr were selling for $1.16 when the market opened Wednesday, but following the afternoon announcement and SEC filing that The post Waitr stock drops below $1 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


Whimsical, Wonderful Weekends in Rainbow City
10/18/2019 10:14am

Enjoy six fun-filled weeks of dancing, bouncing, and brunching

Reflecting at Artspace
10/18/2019 10:14am

FriendsWithYou collective celebrates 17 years of making art

See Rainbow City in Shreveport
10/18/2019 10:11am

Experience the magical outdoor installation of dozens of air-filled sculptures

The End of the Rainbow
10/18/2019 10:10am

Shreveport hotels offer deals aplenty for Rainbow City visitors

Gumbo Weather
10/09/2019 8:14am

Country Roads Guide to Gumbo Season

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


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


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


Committee pitches concept to settle all opioid lawsuits
10/20/2019 5:40pm

A committee thats guiding OxyContin maker Purdue Pharmas bankruptcy is suggesting other drugmakers, distributors and pharmacy chains use Purdues bankruptcy proceedings to settle lawsuits seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for the national opioid crisis.&nbsp The committee says in a letter sent Sunday to the parties and obtained by The Associated Press that the country is in the grips of a crisis that must be addressed, and that doing so may require creative approaches.&nbsp Its calling for all the companies to put money into a fund in exchange for having all their lawsuits resolved.&nbsp The proposal comes as narrower talks have not resulted in a settlement. Opening statements are to be held Monday in the first federal trial over the crisis.Permalink Comments

State Police investigating two separate fatal crashes that occurred within 30 minutes
10/20/2019 4:20pm

BATON ROUGE: State Police is investigating two separate crashes that occurred in the capital area within 30 minutes.&nbspThe first happed in Jackson around 10 p.m. Saturday at LA Hwy 952 north of Miller Road in East Feliciana Parish.&nbspThe wreck took the life of 37-year-old Reggie Green.&nbspTroopers report the crash happened as Green was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado southbound on LA Hwy 952. For an unknown reason, the Chevrolet ran off of the roadway to the right and struck a tree bordering the roadway.Green was pronounced dead on the scene. Impairment is suspected to be a factor on the part of Green, and a toxicology sample is pending.&nbspThis crash remains under investigation.The second happened in Plaquemine around 10:30 p.m. on LA Hwy 75 south of Jack Miller&rsquos Landing in Iberville Parish.&nbspThe wreck took the life of &nbsp60-year-old Clifton Carline.&nbspTroopers report the crash happened as Carline was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Colorado southbound on LA Hwy 75. For unknown reasons, the Chevrolet ran off the roadway to the right. The vehicle then crossed back over the roadway, exited to the left and struck a tree.&nbspCarline was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Impairment is unknown at this time, but a toxicology sample is pending.&nbspThis crash remains under investigation.Permalink Comments

3 US soldiers killed in crash at Fort Stewart in Georgia
10/20/2019 4:08pm

FORT STEWART, Ga. AP - U.S. Army officials say three soldiers were killed and three others were injured when the armored vehicle they were riding in rolled over into water during training at Fort Stewart in Georgia.&nbsp Officials with the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfields 3rd Infantry Division said in a news release that the crash occurred around 3:20 a.m. Sunday. The release had few additional details and did not identify the soldiers.&nbsp The soldiers were with the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team and were in a Bradley fighting vehicle.&nbsp The Army says the three injured soldiers were evacuated and taken to an Army hospital, where two of them were treated and released. A third soldier was transferred to another hospital, though his injuries were not considered life threatening.Permalink Comments

Rare southern bird on verge of making a comeback
10/20/2019 10:51am

FORT STEWART, Ga. AP - Scientists studying the red-cockaded woodpecker in Georgia forests say the rare bird is making a comeback.&nbsp&nbspWABE Radio reports that the bird was likely common long ago, but has been considered endangered in recent decades.&nbsp&nbspHabitat loss was the main challenge for the bird. Its homes - the longleaf pine forests of the South - were rapidly disappearing.&nbsp&nbspNow, the small black and white bird could be on the verge of becoming an environmental success story in Georgia and across the South. It is doing well enough that there have been discussions about downgrading its protections.&nbsp&nbspTheres also concern that the bird isnt ready for that.&nbsp&nbspThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the bird can be found in nearly a dozen states , including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Carolinas.Permalink Comments

Man suffers 'grievous' injury after traffic stop, search
10/19/2019 10:33pm

OXON HILL, Md. AP - Authorities in a Maryland county outside the nations capital say a man has suffered grievous injuries after an encounter with police following a recent traffic stop.&nbsp Prince Georges County Police Chief Hank Stawinski spoke at a news conference Saturday about events Thursday afternoon in Oxon Hill, outside Washington.&nbsp Police have said the man apparently hit his neck on the ground while being arrested.&nbsp Stawinski called the mans injuries grievous but said he couldnt give a more detailed updated on his condition. The mans family and his girlfriend have told local newsoutlets hes paralyzed from the waist down.&nbsp Stawinski called it a horrible accident and an unacceptable outcome.&nbsp An officer is on administrative leave amid an investigation.&nbsp Police have not released the mans name or the race of anyone involved.Permalink Comments


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