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Baton Rouge Business Report
Baton Rouge Business Report

9029 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70809   Directions

(225) 928-1700


Success tip 3: Networking for success
11/30/2020 6:18pm

By starting a focused networking program early in your career, you will create a circle of valuable resources and reach your goals much faster and more effectively.The post Success tip 3: Networking for success appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

This year, enhance your career: Exciting changes for LSU’s flexible MBA program [Sponsored by LSU Flores MBA]
11/30/2020 4:13pm

Amid the largest disruption in higher education, the E. J. Ourso College of Business is one of the first business colleges in the South to introduce a hybrid MBA format, giving students the best of both campus-based and online instruction. Sponsored by LSU Flores MBA ProgramThe post This year, enhance your career: Exciting changes for LSUs flexible MBA programSponsored by LSU Flores MBA appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Restaurants uncertain of modified phase two impact
11/30/2020 3:35pm

Nearly a week after Gov. John Bel Edwards pulled the state back into modified phase two guidelines, Baton Rouge-area restaurateurs say theyre uncertain how customers will respond to the new restrictions and how it will impact their bottom lines. With the guidelines taking effect just before Thanksgiving, its been difficult to gauge whether customer sentiment The post Restaurants uncertain of modified phase two impact appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Federal report: US weekly unemployment stats likely inflated
11/30/2020 3:02pm

The nations weekly unemployment statistics have been plagued by backlogs, fraud and inconsistent data reporting state by state, the Washington Post reports, making them a seriously flawed measurement that has likely overstated the amount of individuals claiming unemployment during the pandemic. Thats according to the Government Accountability Office, the nonpartisan auditing agency that works for The post Federal report: US weekly unemployment stats likely inflated appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Current Louisiana COVID-19 restrictions likely to stay in place through holidays
11/30/2020 2:55pm

Louisianans should prepare for a COVID-19 Christmas similar to the restrictions and recommendations issued for Thanksgiving, The News Star reports. Last week Gov. John Bel Edwards pulled the state back into a modified phase two to combat a third surge of the infection in Louisiana. Though Edwards latest monthlong order expires Dec. 23, he said The post Current Louisiana COVID-19 restrictions likely to stay in place through holidays 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


Local Spots to Shop This Black Friday
11/24/2020 4:28pm

Some of our favorite Louisiana makers and shops worth stopping by on Americas biggest shopping weekend of the year

On the Cover: Take Me Home, Country Roads
11/23/2020 5:00pm

Photo by Arts & Entertainment Editor, Alexandra Kennon

A Most Indoor Year
11/23/2020 4:00pm

Through a pandemic, three hurricanes, and a new babythe new house has held up

St. Francisville Food & Wine Festival 2020
11/23/2020 3:48pm

A day-long distillation of everything we love about our region: culture, cuisine, history, and the flavor of celebration

The Praline Ladies
11/23/2020 3:30pm

The 18th century free women of color behind New Orleans signature sweet

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


LSU to disclose COVID-19 cases to public, reports 22 positive cases in four days
08/19/2020 6:34pm

The University announced Wednesday in a tweet that all cases of COVID-19 reported to the school will be posted online for the public to view.

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.

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



10000 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810   Directions

(225) 766-3233



1650 Highland Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70802   Directions

(225) 387-2222


Shaq spotted at PMAC for LSU Basketball's home-opener
11/30/2020 7:00pm

BATON ROUGE - Sports legend and former LSU Basketball star Shaquille ONeal was spotted at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center as the Tigers host their first home game of the 2020 season. His son, Shareef ONeal, is expected to play Monday night.Shaq was spotted in the bleachers shortly before LSU tipped off against Southeastern Monday night.&nbspWell hey there old friend, SHAQ pic.twitter.com/rR8B66kd3j&mdash LSU Basketball LSUBasketball December 1, 2020Shareef ONeal transferred to LSU earlier this year and is expected play his first home game for the Tigers Monday night.Permalink Comments

Train hits, kills man in Iberville Parish Monday morning
11/30/2020 7:58am

IBERVILLE PARISH - Authorities in Iberville Parish are investigating the death of a man who was killed by a train Monday, Nov. 30.According to the Iberville Parish Sheriffs Office, a deceased man was found near train tracks on LA 1, not far from White Castles Nottoway Plantation, early that morning.The man, whose name has not been released at this point in time, was found around 8 a.m.Authorities say it seems the man was out rabbit hunting with his dog when the animal made its way to the train tracks the man saw the oncoming train and rushed to get his dog off the tracks, but the train was too fast and it hit the man as he was attempting to save his dog.&nbspAdditional details related to the tragic incident will be provided as authorities proceed with their investigation, please check back for updates.Permalink Comments

Show us your holiday decorations, get featured on WBRZ
11/30/2020 6:17pm

Its time to spread that holiday cheer, and WBRZ is here to help. Monday marks the beginning of WBRZs annual Share the Christmas Joy contest.All through December, viewers can email photos or videos of their Christmas decorations to lightswbrz.com for a chance to be featured on the evening news.&nbspA new winner will be chosen each day and get featured on News 2 at 6.Permalink Comments

Ravens-Steelers rescheduled again by COVID-19 to Wednesday
11/30/2020 5:10pm

The Baltimore Ravens&rsquo struggle to contain an extended outbreak of the coronavirus forced their rescheduled game Tuesday night against the unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers to be moved back to Wednesday.It&rsquos the third fix to a matchup originally slated to be played Thanksgiving night.The NFL announced the most recent switch Monday after the Ravens placed starters Matthew Judon, Willie Snead and Mark Andrews on the reserve/COVID-19 list.Although Baltimore also had four players return from that list, the team will still be severely short-handed when this game is finally played.The addition of Judon, a standout linebacker, and Andrews, the leading receiver on the team, brings to seven the number of 2019 Pro Bowl players that Baltimore has placed on the COVID-19 list over the past week.Cornerback Terrell Bonds, who&rsquos on injured reserve, was also added to the expansive list Monday.There was a bit of good news, however: Baltimore activated linebacker Jayson Ferguson, offensive lineman D.J. Fluker and defensive tackle Broderick Washington from the COVID-19 list. Defensive back Iman Marshall was also activated, although he&rsquos been on IR since tearing his right ACL in August.The contest pitting two longtime rivals was originally scheduled for Thanksgiving night before a rash of coronavirus cases among the Ravens forced the game to be postponed to Sunday. As Baltimore continued to stack up positive tests, the game was moved back to Tuesday night.Now, perhaps, they&rsquoll finally meet on Wednesday in Pittsburgh. Or not.The Ravens 6-4 will face the Steelers without several of their top playmakers, including quarterback Lamar Jackson, running backs Mark Ingram and J.K. Dobbins, and defensive linemen Calais Campbell and Brandon Williams.The loss of Andrews and Snead will further hinder backup quarterback Robert Griffin III, who will be taking snaps from a third-string center after Patrick Mekari and Matt Skura were placed on the COVID-19 list on Wednesday.Andrews is a Type-1 diabetic, which makes COVID-19 potentially more dangerous. His loss should have an impact in that he leads Baltimore in receptions 38, yards receiving 454 and touchdown catches 6.Andrews, Judon, Jackson, Ingram, Campbell, fullback Patrick Ricard and long snapper Morgan Cox were all selected to the Pro Bowl last season. Jackson, of course, was the NFL&rsquos MVP in 2019.Judon owns Baltimore&rsquos franchise tag. He is tied for the team lead with four sacks and has 34 tackles.Snead has 17 catches for 230 yards and two touchdowns over the past four games.The NFL&rsquos last Wednesday game was the 2012 season opener between the Giants and the Cowboys, which was moved from a Thursday night because of a conflict with the Democratic National Convention, which was scheduled to have President Barack Obama speak on Thursday night.&ldquoWe understand that every team is going through something like this,&rdquo Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward said. &ldquoNot to this extent, but we have to be ready for any situation. I think coach Mike Tomlin has laid out the plan. It&rsquos up for us to follow it and it&rsquos up for us to bounce back with it.&rdquoAdded Steelers tackle Zach Banner, who was injured in the season opener: &ldquoI&rsquom gonna be healthy by the time we play this game.&rdquoStill to be decided is when the scheduled Week 13 game between the Steelers and Washington will be played. It is currently set for Sunday at Heinz Field. Baltimore is supposed to host Dallas on Dec. 7.Permalink Comments

Celebration in the Oaks returns to City Park in drive-thru fashion amid pandemic
11/30/2020 4:24pm

NEW ORLEANS - A Crescent City holiday favorite is back for its 34th year. Celebration in the Oaks has returned to City Park, though organizers have turned the event into a drive-thru experience because of the ongoing pandemic.City Park CEO Bob Becker says it was difficult to find a way to keep the tradition alive in 2020 due to COVID-related restrictions, but the experience will be just as magical.Attendees will stay seated inside of their vehicles while winding down the 2.5 mile stretch of lights and exhibits.We had to find a way to let people enjoy the holiday season amid all the restrictions, and the driving tour just seemed to be the right way to go, Becker said in an interview with WWL.Fan favorites from the original Celebration in the Oaks walking tour will be on display. The journey will even include exhibits from pre-Hurricane Katrina. Becker says it promises to be a pretty great spectacular.Organizers say the event will bring joy to those in need of holiday spirit, in addition to helping the park after a tough year of financial struggles.Not only is this a wonderful event for the family and the holiday season, but its a huge revenue maker for City Park. We have been extremely challenged this year as a result of the restrictions and having to lay off staff and not being able to have events and activities, so if you attend the event, not only do you get a great holiday event to attend but youre supporting the park, Becker said.Over 90 of the parks revenue comes from activities hosted in the park. Although a few events were able to go on despite the coronavirus pandemic, Becker says the main, money-maker events were canceled.&nbspThe park was able to reopen some areas such as the tennis facility, botanical garden, and Storyland, but those profits are not enough to account for the parks expenses, even after furloughing 1/3 of the staff. Becker says many are depending on the success of Celebration in the Oaks.A limited amount of&nbsptickets will be available for purchase&nbspeach day online. Guests will choose a date and time for their visit prior to their arrival.Tickets can be shown via smartphone or printed QR code upon arrival to enter the queue and begin the extravaganza.&nbspThe event opened on Thanksgiving Day and will run through January 3.The price of entry is $18.99 per vehicle with a maximum of eight passengers per car, truck, or SUV.For more information,&nbspclick here.Permalink Comments


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