Many famous and not-so-famous writers have been drawn to New Orleans: William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote and Anne Rice to name a few.
DATE: November 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: News (225)
State-licensed casinos in Louisiana won $187.3 million from gamblers in October, or roughly the same amount they took in during the month a year earlier. A $6.3 million increase in total riverboat casino revenues, to $132.3 million, compensated for...
DATE: November 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
News roundup: Ghost hunters accused of burning down plantation house … Funding for final segments of I-49 to be available by year end … 'Cajun and Proud' license plates coming Tuesday
Up in smoke: Five men from the Dallas-Fort Worth area and two from Gretna face arson and trespassing charges after being accused of setting fire to a vacant pre-Civil War plantation house in St. Bernard Parish where they had spent a...
DATE: November 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
A new office aimed at collecting state government's back-owed debts will be up and running by the start of the new year. The Associated Press reports Revenue Secretary Tim Barfield outlined plans today for creating the Office of Debt Recovery,...
DATE: November 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Louisiana's Office of Motor Vehicles has started a pilot program that allows outside contractors to handle drivers' license renewals. The privatization program is being tested in Baton Rouge and Metairie. In each city, a public tag agent—a...
DATE: November 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
A major boon occurred for Game Day Foods in 2011, when the company was officially licensed with LSU through the Collegiate Licensing Co. As Business Report details in its new Entrepreneur feature on company founder and owner Bob Chedville,...
DATE: November 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Veteran lobbyist Ginger Sawyer, who retired from LABI in October after more than three decades, will be joining her former boss Dan Juneau in working for businessman and political activist Lane Grigsby. "We are no longer a duo but a trio," says...
DATE: November 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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