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The Big Squeezy is adding a new line of CBD- and hemp-infused cold-pressed juices to its menu, the company announced this morning. The Big Squeezy Owner Ash Shoukry credits the expansion to the passage of the 2018 farm bill. The bill, passed by Congress Wednesday, legalized hemp plants. The passage of the 2018 farm bill The post The Big Squeezy adding cannabis-infused juices appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.
Sticker shock: Former Congressman Charles Boustany spoke at a town hall meeting Thursday in Lafayette about the costs tariffs are imposing on the Louisiana economy, The Daily Advertiser reports. Boustany is now a spokesman for Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, a nationwide campaign that released the data from the Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Agriculture The post Roundup: Costs of tariffs / Killing Airbnb / Starbucks delivers appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.
In an effort to better represent its members and gain national leverage, the Capital Region Builders Association is rebranding as the Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge, or HBA of GBR. We wanted to put the warmth back into our name. The homebuilders are people, and we wanted to bring them to the forefront, The post Capital Region Builders Association rebrands appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.
If you want to know which political direction Treasurer John Schroder is leaning just roughly a year after being elected, and about as far away from his re-election bid, look no further than two of his most recent hires. Both of them came from the ranks and files of the staff put together by fellow The post LaPolitics: When the treasurer likes your team appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.
Firms interested in partnering with the LSU AgCenter to redevelop a 400-acre site in St. Gabriel into a wetlands mitigation bank are touring the property this morning to gather information to prepare their responses to the universitys recently Solicitation for Offers. The AgCenter is seeking a private partnerpresumably an engineering or environmental services firm with The post LSU wetlands mitigation bank plan moves forward appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.
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Baton Rouge, LA 70802 Directions
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A mix of hip and historic charms in the Delta
A new exhibit offers a peek behind Hollywood glitz and glamour
Celebrating music as a dynamic force throughout history
Exploring the regions extraordinary influence on American music
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Baton Rouge, LA 70803 Directions
Cole Tracy accepted an invitation to play in the Reeses Senior Bowl, the senior kicker announced Wednesday evening.
In 2016, the average salary for a high school teacher was $58,030. This may seem perfectly reasonable for someone who stands in front of a board and instructs students in a monotone from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.. But, its
LSU alumna Melissa Valiquette is bringing the LSU spirit to the happiest place on Earth as the Vice President of Epcot in Walt Disney World.
Kevin Ringelman, a renewable natural resources assistant professor, has a hands-on approach to teaching wildlife ecology. During an optional field trip last fall, Ringelman and wildlife ecology and conservation biology students went to the Pine Island Hunting Club for a
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Baton Rouge, LA 70802 Directions
One sleepless night might tip the bodys metabolism toward storing fat while depleting muscle, new research suggests.
A babys immune system kicks into high gear immediately after birth, a new study finds.
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.
One of every three American teens has not read a book just for the fun of it in a year, a new study finds.
Scientists say theyre researching a way to destroy cancer cells that travel to other parts of the body.
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HERTFORD, N.C. AP - Authorities in North Carolina say a fifth-grade teacher who was also the daughter of baseball star Jim Catfish Hunter died after falling ill during a school fire drill.Perquimans County Schools assistant superintendent James Bunch tells The Virginian-Pilot that 45-year-old Kim Hunter Daugherty died Thursday morning of an undisclosed medical emergency at Hertford Grammar School. Daugherty had taught for 20 years and was the daughter of Major League Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Catfish Hunter, who played for the Oakland Athletics and was on five World Series-winning teams.The newspaper reports Daugherty was the first girl in Perquimans County to play on the previously all-boy Little League teams. Bunch said she was a great teacher, a great colleague and she was loved.School was canceled that afternoon and counselors and ministers were made available.Permalink Comments
CENTRAL - Funeral services have been set for a retired deputy with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriffs Office who was killed earlier this week.Claude Smith was in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Zachary. Smith was employed with the department from May 2003 to February 2017.The crash was reported before 6 a.m. at the intersection of Tucker Road and Jackson Road. According to the sheriffs office, one vehicle crossed the center line and hit the second vehicle.A second person was transported to a local hospital with a broken leg. Authorities didnt say which vehicle Smith was in.Visitation from will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Central today from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. It will continue Saturday at Sandy Creek Baptist Church from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Bluff Creek Community Cemetery.Permalink Comments
LAFOURCHE PARISH - The Lafourche Parish Sheriffs Office is investigating a series of fraudulent withdraws from area banks.Surveillance cameras showed that in November, a man and woman made several ATM  transactions. Authorities say the male suspect appeared to have several debit cards which he used at the ATM machines.Several thousand dollars were fraudulently withdrawn.Deputies say the suspects are traveling in a green Ford Focus with a temporary license plate.Permalink Comments
NEW ORLEANS AP - Police in Louisiana say a man wearing a shirt and hat decorated with the word cocaine spray-painted the word along Bourbon Street in New Orleans.News outlets report the graffiti has 45-year-old Sean Harrington charged with criminal damage to property and a historic building. An arrest warrant says Harrington was caught on video spray-painting the word while wearing a shirt that had the word cocaine spray-painted on it.The warrant says he also was wearing a hat decorated in stickers with the word when he was arrested last week, and that officers found Harrington carrying a can of white spray paint. Harrington has since been posted bail and been released. Its unclear if he has a lawyer.Permalink Comments
BATON ROUGE - Between LSU and Southern University more than 2,000 students will receive their diplomas today.LSUs 2018 class features 155 honor graduates and 40 university medalists recognized for having the highest GPA in the class. Among the students walking across the stage today, is 83-year-old military veteran Johnnie Jones. We introduced you to Jones earlier this week. He will be receiving his Ph.D. in Ecology during the College of Agriculture ceremony. LSU will be holding 11 ceremonies today with the first one starting at 8:30 a.m. and the last one at 6 p.m.Southerns commencement ceremony will feature nearly 500 graduates with 322 getting their undergraduate diplomas and another 122 earning their graduate degrees. Graduation gets underway at 10 a.m. in the F.G. Clark Activity Center. Permalink Comments
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