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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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Roundup: Fossil fuels undermine climate talks / Seafood harvest woes / Workforce HOPE
06/24/2019 2:52pm

Differing views: Fossil fuel industry giantssuch as ExxonMobilare maintaining an outsized presence at global climate discussions, working to undermine scientific consensus and slow policy progress, according to findings released Wednesday. The Climate Investigations Center report claims that fossil fuel trade associations have sent more than 6,400 delegates to climate talks since 1995, including delegates from The post Roundup: Fossil fuels undermine climate talks / Seafood harvest woes / Workforce HOPE appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

JR Ball: Brother, can you spare $2 million for poor Baton Rouge?
06/24/2019 2:50pm

The outrage was almost immediate, Baton Rouge and its city-parish government, with an annual budget just shy of $1 billion, cant find a spare $2 million for each of the next 30 years, beginning somewhere around 2024, to secure $255 million from the feds for critically-needed drainage projects in our flood-prone parish Is this a The post JR Ball: Brother, can you spare $2 million for poor Baton Rouge appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Belle of Baton Rouge owners, Eldorado Resorts, buy Caesars
06/24/2019 10:20am

While Baton Rouge gaming operatives are waiting to see if Eldorado Resorts will invest in its Belle of Baton Rouge casino, bought last year as part of its $1.85 billion acquisition of Tropicana Entertainment, the company has closed on another casino group, making it one of the largest gambling companies in the US, The Wall The post Belle of Baton Rouge owners, Eldorado Resorts, buy Caesars appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

Parish attorney search committee to meet Tuesday; one applicant drops out
06/24/2019 10:18am

More than a month after applications were due for the vacated East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney post, the search committee formed to recommend a replacement to the Metro Council will hold its first meeting Tuesday afternoon. Initially six applicants submitted resumes ahead of the May 17 deadline for the parish attorney position, open since January The post Parish attorney search committee to meet Tuesday one applicant drops out appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report.

While a machine might not take your job, it might become your boss
06/24/2019 10:15am

For decades, American workers have worried about automation and robotics taking their jobs. Yet while fretting about artificial intelligence replacing replace rank-and-file workers, The New York Times reports, we may have overlooked the possibility it will also replace the bosses. When Conor Sprouls, a customer service representative in the call center of insurance giant MetLife The post While a machine might not take your job, it might become your boss 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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Chef Kyle Gautreaux
06/21/2019 8:20am

At Stabs Steak and Seafood in Central, Chef Kyle Gautreaux satisfies old-school longings and adventurous palates, too

Chef Luke Hidalgo
06/21/2019 6:55am

The owner of Hambone loves life on the Northshore

Chef Ben Lewis
06/21/2019 6:19am

By moving to the Caribbean, the Woodville native developed a new perspective on familiar foods

Perspectives: Frances Makes Art
06/21/2019 4:27am

Using multiple media, New Orleans Frances Rodriguez loves Sneaking Art In to everyday life

Gulf Coast Mississippi Breweries
06/21/2019 4:23am

A wild and wonderful whistlestop tour of coastal Mississippi breweries

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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Sheriff warns of bears roaming neighborhoods in St. Mary Parish
06/24/2019 2:06pm

ST. MARY PARISH - Law enforcement in one parish is warning residents to be on the lookout for black bears that are becoming a little too comfortable in residential areas.The St. Mary Parish Sheriffs Office took to Facebook over the weekend to advise that the bears have been encroaching on residential areas more frequently in recent weeks. A bear was even involved in a vehicular crash last week.Residents across the parish are advised to secure their garbage and be on the lookout for the animals after dark.Permalink Comments

$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Baton Rouge
06/24/2019 1:32pm

BATON ROUGE - Someone in Baton Rouge is about to be a whole lot richer.The Louisiana Lottery Corporation announced Monday that a Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in East Baton Rouge. The winning ticket from Saturday nights drawing was purchased at the Charge Up 47 on Coursey Boulevard.You can find more on this weekends winning numbers here: https://louisianalottery.com/powerball/tab/winning-numbers/2019-06-22fbclidIwAR1sQ00zJhrs8U7w-kftM0qKi6pAQxOV9O7R6vePbuIvl9PL-1KPcsvAgYPermalink Comments

Snake on a mailbox halts mail delivery until it's relocated
06/24/2019 1:15pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. AP - The Postal Service Creed covers rain, snow, heat and gloom of night, but it says nothing about snakes on a mailbox.&nbsp&nbspOne North Carolina postal worker who encountered that very thing said the mail delivery could wait until the snake was delivered elsewhere.&nbsp&nbspThe Charlotte Observer reports the worker found the snake Friday at a home in Mint Hill near Charlotte.&nbsp&nbspJennifer Gordon of Carolina Waterfowl Rescue said the nonvenomous Dekays brown snake was living in some ivy below the mailbox and climbed up to get some sun.&nbsp&nbspThe postal worker wanted it gone before the mail was delivered. Neither the worker nor the family were identified.&nbsp&nbspRescue workers released the snake in some nearby woods. The owners removed the ivy from the mailbox to prevent a return to sender.Permalink Comments

Man arrested after stealing police cruiser, biting officer
06/24/2019 1:10pm

NASHUA, N.H. AP - Police say a man tried to steal a police cruiser, jumping inside the vehicle during another persons traffic stop and later biting the officer in the car.Lt. Daniel Mederos of the Nashua Police Department says Officer Michael Kekejian was outside conducting a motor vehicle stop in Nashua on Sunday when a 24-year-old man hopped into his vehicle. Kekejian then jumped into the drivers seat on top of the man.The two fought as the cruiser struck a fence and porch. The man then bit Kekejian and drove around an intersection before hitting a park bench and coming to a stop in Sullivan Park.Authorities say Kekejian was treated at a hospital and released after taking the man into custody.The man faces multiple charges including felony theft and reckless conduct.Permalink Comments

WLFT-TV
WLFT-TV

Baton Rouge, LA

(225) 774-7780

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