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Baton Rouge, Louisiana News

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Commercial construction at Rouzan begins in June The Planning Commission has cleared the way for commercial construction to begin at Rouzan, the 100-acre Traditional Neighborhood Development on Perkins Road in Southdowns. At its meeting Monday night, the commission approved changes to Rouzans final deve
Baton Rouge Business Report | 9 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Capitol Views: Special session has 'low-hanging fruit,' but members are sour As the second day of the Legislatures special session reached mid-afternoon, lawmakers had introduced 22 bills in the House and 14 others in the Senate. While that might look like a strong start on paper, it becomes worrisome when considering there are ro
Baton Rouge Business Report | 9 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: Derrius Guice profiled in 'The Washington Post' NFL compromises on anthem protests CGI bringing 400 more jobs to Lafayette Started from The Bottom: In a new profile of Derrius Guice featured in The Washington Post, the former LSU star running back discusses his disappointing draft experience in April, his rough upbringing in Baton Rouge and how football has kept him grounded.
Baton Rouge Business Report | 9 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Baton Rouge police pay proposal pulled from Metro Council agenda A proposed amendment to the Baton Rouge Police Departments 2018 pay plan that would give commanders a pay raise was abruptly taken off the Metro Councils agenda this morning. The Metro Council was supposed to consider the amendment by Baton Rouge Police C
Baton Rouge Business Report | 9 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Louisiana Technology Park seeking entrepreneurs for PitchBR The Louisiana Technology Park is looking for business owners to pitch their ideas Shark Tank-style at its PitchBR event on June 7. Participants, according to a news release, deliver an elevator speech to a panel of entrepreneurs for the opportunity to win
Baton Rouge Business Report | 10 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
What Baton Rouge can learn from Las Vegas big retail convention Amid the so-called retail apocalypse hitting stores nationwide, businesses are still optimistic, says Carmen Austin, a leasing agent for Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate on her way home from the International Council of Shopping Centers, better kn
Baton Rouge Business Report | 10 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
10/12 Industry Report: How is industry mitigating fatigue-related hazards? Blame it on Thomas Edison. His invention of the light bulb some 140 years ago led to a monumental shift in cultural norms, and average sleep times declined from nine to seven hours or less. In all fairness, his invention cant shoulder all the blame for th
Baton Rouge Business Report | 10 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
JR Ball: BRACs selective greater good love of Baton Rouge In news shocking to exactly no one, the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and its board of directors has decided an independent city of St. George should not be a thing. The foundational reason for BRACs opposition stems from whats said to be faulty and less than
Baton Rouge Business Report | 13 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Riegel: Another Baton Rouge land use controversy Local land use controversies often speak to larger issues about the way things roll in a city, state or region. Such is the case with Aztek Cove, a proposed 61,700-square-foot development that would comprise two, 2 1/2-story buildings of office, multifami
Baton Rouge Business Report | 13 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Dima Ghawi: Three tips for retaining millennial women A Pricewaterhouse-Coopers report states that by 2020, millennial women will account for 25% of the global workforce. They are entering the workplace at bigger numbers than women in prior generations; they are highly educated with higher graduation percent
Baton Rouge Business Report | 14 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana