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A shortage of garbage truck drivers across the country and a spike in local driver resignations is to blame, says Republic Services General Manager Sharon... [Read More]
There she goes: Shell Oil Co. says production has begun ahead of schedule at its Appomattox platform in the deep waters of the Gulf of... [Read More]
Women have a new weapon when making their case against the chilly office conditions many experience each summer. A new study shows women tend to... [Read More]
While Florida Boulevard faces considerable challenges, including vacant and blighted properties, below-market lease rates, unfavorable demographics, and outdated zoning codes that stymie smart growth and... [Read More]
BESE board member Kathy Edmonston, R-Gonzales, announced this week she will not be seeking re-election to her Sixth District seat this fall, deciding to focus... [Read More]
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The college class of 2019 is graduating into one of the best job markets in decades as a soon-to-be record economic expansion lowers unemployment, boosts... [Read More]
Honors: The American Planning Association's Louisiana Chapter recognized Business Report editor Stephanie Riegel as Outstanding Journalist at its annual awards ceremony Thursday night for her... [Read More]
To expand its fixed-base operator (FBO) facilities at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport, the Baton Rouge Jet Center—also known as BTR Jet—announced it will acquire... [Read More]
Construction of a new apartment complex being developed off Airline Highway, across from Costco, is expected to wrap early next year, according to developer Darren... [Read More]
The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of individual retirement... [Read More]
The Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival makes its return this weekend at North Boulevard Town Square. The event's second edition promises more of the same... [Read More]
Fueled by suburban growth, the Baton Rouge metro area saw its population increase 3.6% between 2010 and 2018, according to recent estimates from the U.S.... [Read More]
Growing up in a family of developers, Premier Geotech and Testing President Mike Juneau fondly recalls trekking through construction sites alongside his father and aspiring... [Read More]
Up in smoke: Louisiana won't raise its legal smoking age from 18 to 21 after the House resoundingly snuffed out the proposal from Rep. Frank... [Read More]
The beer industry contributes $4.3 billion annually to Louisiana's economy and supports more than 32,000 jobs in the state, according to a study commissioned by... [Read More]
The stadium-wide sale of alcohol at Tulane football games can be traced back to 1967, a year after the Green Wave left the SEC to... [Read More]
Three Louisiana-based community development entities received New Markets Tax Credits in the latest round of allocations announced today by the U.S. Treasury Department. Baton Rouge,... [Read More]
The House of Representatives moved this morning to send the capital outlay bill, which serves as the state's primary construction budget, to the Senate for... [Read More]
Despite national fears of slumping sales, Baton Rouge auto dealers are seeing accelerating business as the market returns to post-2016 flood selling cycles. [Read More]
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