Now that the cold weather has finally come to Baton Rouge, it's a perfect time for some hot gumbo. Over the past couple of weeks, 225 Dine has had a few bowls of the Louisiana staple from The Chimes and George's. This week, we turn our...
DATE: December 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Restaurants
If some of the millions of dollars that Louisiana’s colleges and universities need to balance their budgets don’t start coming in faster or other steps are taken to shore up budgets, state schools could run out of money by the end of...
DATE: December 09, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
While supporters of the effort to create a breakaway municipality have been furiously trying to collect the necessary 18,000 signatures to get their secessionist movement on a ballot next year, Baton Rouge's business leaders and power brokers have...
DATE: December 09, 2013 | CATEGORY: Stephanie Riegel
The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale oil play has several factors in its favor, says David Simpson, managing director of the energy markets division with Australia-based Macquarie Bank. Crude oil prices are pretty strong, the region has an existing pipeline...
DATE: December 05, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
State Treasurer John Kennedy is everywhere these days—never further away than today's headlines—says John Maginnis in his latest column. "Since first elected in 1999, he has searched, plotted and inveigled to expand the duties and power...
DATE: December 03, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
News roundup: La. moves to recover millions from 21 charity groups … Appeals court dismisses charges against Louisiana College in religious debate … Winning bidder backs away from $80,100 deal for 'Duck Dynasty' star's 1 millionth duck call
The road to recovery: State officials will try to recoup more than $2.3 million from 21 community and charitable organizations found to be in violation of Louisiana's financial reporting laws, The Times-Picayune reports. The...
DATE: November 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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DATE: November 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Hello 225
A federal judge today gave Louisiana and federal lawyers 60 days to come up with a process by which the U.S. Justice Department can assure that the state's private school tuition voucher program does not contribute to segregation of schools. The...
DATE: November 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Though Derek Luckett has commercially farmed for more than seven years, it was only recently that he and his wife, Kacie, decided to take a different route with their farm out in Pride, La., and focus on a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)...
DATE: November 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: (Dine) First Bite
Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White appears to be reconsidering several of the cornerstones of Louisiana's recently ramped-up accountability system, including teacher and principal evaluations. But for now, The News-Star of...
DATE: November 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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