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Baton Rouge, Louisiana News

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Welcome to Baton Rouge: Home to nations third-highest sales tax rate Those making purchases in Baton Rouge are paying some of the highest sales tax rates in the country, a new Tax Foundation report finds. The combined 10% rate in Baton Rouge5% to the state and 5% levied locallyranks the city third in the country for the hi
Baton Rouge Business Report | 9 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge to host BREW workshops for creative professionals Recognizing that creative professionals need more economic opportunities, the Art Council of Greater Baton Rouge says it will host business development workshops during Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week for the first time in its history. BREW, now in its
Baton Rouge Business Report | 9 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
BRAC opens 2018 economic outlook survey The Baton Rouge Area Chamber is compiling its annual Capital Region Economic Outlook, releasing today a survey to find out how area businesses fared during the past year and what they expect in the year ahead. “We rely on the input of business owner
Baton Rouge Business Report | 9 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
New Orleans chef John Besh steps down from restaurant group amidst sexual harassment allegations Chef John Besh is stepping down from his restaurant group in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against him and his company, The Time-Picayune reports. Besh’s departure from Besh Restaurant Group, which he co-owns, was announced in an email t
Baton Rouge Business Report | 9 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: Edwards speaks to Harvard class about public service Ethics board waives fine for state treasurer candidate What to expect from the JFK Head of the class: Gov. John Bel Edwards spoke to Harvard University students today about being Louisiana governor and his approach to dealing with crisis. The governors office says Edwards was a guest speaker at the Institute of Politics at the John F. K
Baton Rouge Business Report | 9 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
From FUSE to SASSO: Why Stan Levy rebranded his Baton Rouge advertising firm Stan Levy has long been passionate about building and strengthening brands. But when it came to rebranding FUSE, the advertising firm he launched in 2011, Levy encountered a new challenge. The name change and rebrand had been part of a larger strategic pl
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Bank rebranding branches to merge two historic names, Hancock and Whitney A Gulf Coast bank is rebranding to combine two historic names. Mississippi-based Hancock Holding Co. has announced that it’s officially becoming Hancock Whitney Corp., and will begin calling all its branches by that name early next year. The company
Baton Rouge Business Report | 9 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
KCs Grill to open at site of former City Pork Kitchen & Pie in early November The second iteration of the Prairieville-based KCs Grill is expected to open in early November in the space formerly home to City Pork Kitchen & Pie on Exchequer Drive. Kenny Carr, the owner of KCs Grill on Perkins Road near Airline Highway, says hes
Baton Rouge Business Report | 9 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Dont Miss Events: Baton Rouge City Court finalists to participate in candidates forum Baton Rouge newcomers encouraged to attend BRAC 101 ¦ Edwards Tuesday: Judy Moore Vendettoand Chris Hester, the two finalists vying for an open seat on the Baton Rouge City Court, will appear at a City Judge Candidates Forum sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish. The event is open to the pu
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Midwest refiners cutting dependence on Gulf Coast crude Refineries from Ohio to Minnesota are capitalizing on access to cheap crude from Western Canada and North Dakota oilfields, breaking a historic dependence on Gulf Coast fuel, Reuters reports. Since the early 2000s, crude and fuel flows from the Gulf Coast
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