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Here's the plan: After months of planning and gathering information through public meetings, focus group meetings, scientific surveys and online input from the community, BREC announced this morning plans to unveil for public...
DATE: September 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Doug Secrest is rebranding his three Fit-Blendz restaurants in south Louisiana and is planning to open a fourth restaurant in downtown Baton Rouge. The restaurants' new name is Spotter's, and Secrest says the signage at the Denham Springs, Addis and...
DATE: September 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
LSU's ranking in the 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report's annual listing of the nation's best colleges and universities has improved in both the Best National Universities and Top Public Schools categories. LSU's ranking among all...
DATE: September 09, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
When LSU superfan Marvin "Big Ragoo" Dugas started tailgating, everything was on a smaller scale. "I'd bring my Magnalite pot, a Coleman stove and a black-and-white TV hooked up to my car battery," he tells 225 in a feature from the current...
DATE: September 05, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week will feature a new daylong event when it returns for its fourth year in mid-November. The Baton Rouge Area Chamber announced this morning that it's teaming up with the Louisiana Technology Park to present Big Think,...
DATE: September 04, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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DATE: September 04, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (inR)
In 1971, 19-year-old Don White moved out of the Sigma Chi fraternity house on the LSU campus and into a brand-new apartment in Tigerland. As Business Report Editor Stephanie Riegel notes in her cover story from the new issue, the neighborhood...
DATE: September 03, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Editor's note: Each month, style blogger Sarah Barnett draws inspiration from a movie, television series or book, then styles a look based on it.
DATE: August 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
The East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority has just $1.81 million left in its general fund and has scheduled a special meeting for mid-October to discuss methods to address the forecast shortfalls. The RDA has several major projects in the works,...
DATE: August 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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