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Baton Rouge, Louisiana News

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Is Nicholson tram project dead? No, but future bleak as city opts not to apply for federal funding The city-parish will miss the September deadline to apply for federal funding for the proposed 3.4-mile tram between LSU and downtown, throwing into question the future of the project. Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Rowdy Gaudet says Mayor Sharon
Baton Rouge Business Report | 3 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Riegel: Why local control over Louisianas ITEP incentive makes sense Alarm bells sounded in June 2016 when Gov. John Bel Edwards issued an executive order to rein in the states Industrial Tax Exemption Program, Business Report Editor Stephanie Riegel writes in her latest column. The 80-year-old ITEP is something of a sacre
Baton Rouge Business Report | 4 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Get tickets now for the Top 100 luncheon, Best Places to Work breakfast and Louisiana Business Symposium Join Business Report in celebrating the Best Places to Work and the Top 100 Private Companies in the Capital Regionand learn how to create a culture of greatness at your workplaceon Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center. The day begins
Baton Rouge Business Report | 4 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Tiger transformation: Harvey officially named Mike VII as LSU's new live mascot As students returned to class for a new semester at LSU this morning, Harveythe 11-month old Siberian-Bengal tiger who arrived on campus about a week agowas officially named Mike VII and released into his habitat. LSU released several videos on social med
Baton Rouge Business Report | 4 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Aw, Shucks!: Seafood restaurant shutting down Baton Rouge location Less than two years after opening on Highland Road near Ruffinos, Abbeville-based seafood restaurant Shucks! is shutting down its Baton Rouge location, the company says in a social media post. SHUCKS Oyster House is not renewing our lease at this location
Baton Rouge Business Report | 4 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
People on the Move: Physicians take on new jobs in Baton Rouge Two doctors have joined Baton Rouges medical community, taking on new roles at area hospitals and physician groups, as detailed to the Moving Up section in the current issue of Business Report. Infectious disease specialist Dr. Scott Anderson has returned
Baton Rouge Business Report | 4 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: Career & Technical Education Center to break ground at Ardendale today Second round of meetings on Capital Region transportation plan ge Golden shovels: The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is breaking ground today on its new Career & Technical Education Center in the mixed-use Ardendale development. The $17 million, 34,000-square-foot career high school will offer training session
Baton Rouge Business Report | 4 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Red Door Interiors closing its doors for good Two years after relocating from its longtime home in the Esplanade Shopping Center, at College Drive and Interstate 10, to a new location on Perkins Road near Prairieville, Red Door Interiors is closing. Owner Erin DeBosier Tew says changes in the retail
Baton Rouge Business Report | Aug 18, 2017 8:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
More Louisiana homeowners eligible for flood recovery aid Louisiana’s flood recovery board has agreed to Gov. John Bel Edwards’ plan to widen eligibility for a homeowner aid program to include those whose flood insurance proceeds didn’t cover their rebuilding costs. Grant amounts for some homeo
Baton Rouge Business Report | Aug 18, 2017 8:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: Websites scalping Nutcracker tickets Sentences of 16K Louisiana inmates under review Charlottesville exposes new threat for college camp Inflated: The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre is warning patrons to beware of online ticket scalpers selling tickets to The NutcrackerA Tale from the Bayou at highly inflated prices. The ballet company, in a news release today, says tickets for the production,
Baton Rouge Business Report | Aug 18, 2017 8:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana