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Former KKK leader qualifies for Senate, bringing total to nearly 25; new name signs up for mayors race As the three-day qualifying period for the Nov. 8 elections wraps up today, the biggestand perhaps most controversialname to jump into the field is David Duke. The former Ku Klux Klan leader and gubernatorial candidate has joined the already crowded field
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 22, 2016 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Daily Report' Week In Review: Restaurants join together to raise money for families of slain Baton Rouge officers, head of the Louisiana chapter of For another week, Baton Rouge is grieving. On Sunday, a lone gunman, 29-year-old Gavin Long, of Kansas City, Missouri, shot six Baton Rouge law enforcement officers, killing three of them. In the aftermath of mass shooting, dozens of restaurants across Ba
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 22, 2016 8:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
22-year-old with big goals qualifies for mayors race A 22-year-old Republican who’s campaigning on the promise of unity and a pledge to return 20% of his annual salary if he doesnt meet his annual goals has qualified to run for mayor. Braylon Hyde, the state president of Urban Game Changers and youth
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 22, 2016 8:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: Initial weekly unemployment claims in Louisiana fall Louisiana loses two oil and gas rigs on the week; US gains 15 Louisiana may need sh Down: First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending July 16 decreased from the previous week’s total, The Associated Press reports. The state labor department figures released today show the initial claims fell to 3,0
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 22, 2016 7:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Louisiana named top southern state for capital investment and job creation by trade magazine Southern Business & Development magazine has named Louisiana the top southern state for attracting significant capital investment and job-creation projects per capita for the seventh straight year. Louisiana breezed to the top of the list with a combi
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 22, 2016 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
'225': Baton Rouge doctor hopes to end foot pain with flip-flop invention For weeks, she felt nauseous every time she tried to walk. As an athlete, Jessica Savona was used to injuries. As 225 details in a feature in its latest issue, Savona had suffered from shin splints, a torn ACL and plantar fasciitis for years. So when she
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 22, 2016 7:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Proposed building moratorium on parts of Highland Road concerns Growth Coalition The Baton Rouge Growth Coalition expressed concern today about a proposal by Metro Councilman Chandler Loupe to impose a 90-day building moratorium along a portion of Highland Road. Loupe wants the moratorium to take effect along the busy roadway between
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 22, 2016 7:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
ExxonMobil pulls Enterprise Zone applications from consideration; efforts underway to review program (Photo by Tim Mueller) ExxonMobil has withdrawn its Enterprise Zone Program applications from the city-parish. According to a letter obtained by Daily Report and sent to the Metro Council and city-parish officials Thursday, Stephanie Cargile, ExxonMobils
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 22, 2016 3:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Former Metro Councilman Addison to enter council race amid disgust over proposed police residency rule Former Metro Councilman Ulysses Bones Addison has decided to enter the race for the District 2 council seat he held for three terms from 2001-2012, taking on incumbent Chauna Banks and challenger Gregory Handy. Addison, who said earlier this year he would
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 22, 2016 3:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: Louisiana's health department puts 2001-2010 data online VBRs Arrigo appointed to Louisiana Tourism Development Commission LaPorte Bus Take a look: The Louisiana Department of Health has a new website where people can look at tables, graphs and maps with health, environmental, population and other information, The Associated Press reports. For instance, “health outcomes” cove
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 22, 2016 2:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana