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2015/02/27 02:39
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Louisiana’s election for governor is still 17 months off, but Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne already seems to be everywhere, without ever going beyond his official duties. I caught up with Dardenne a few weeks...
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2015/02/27 02:39
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About one of every seven tourists who visit Louisiana was spurred to come here by seeing the Pelican State on the silver screen or on TV — an overlooked benefit of the state’s film tax credit program,...
2015/02/27 02:39
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The American Queen riverboat docked in Baton Rouge Thursday, the first of an expanded 84 scheduled visits that paddlewheel cruise boats are set to make to the city over the next 11 months. While...
2015/02/25 18:56
2015/02/25 18:56
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) – European river cruise giant Viking, already gaining a high profile in the United States with its sponsorship of popular PBS television shows, announced Tuesday that it will make New...
2015/02/23 00:39
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GONZALES — As state legislators prepare to consider the future of the state’s generous film production incentives this spring, Ascension Parish government is betting on continued interest in movie...
2015/02/20 21:53
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... about whether coastal states will need more roads, refineries and other infrastructure for offshore oil and gas production, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, chair of the Outer Continental...
2015/02/20 20:00
2015/02/20 20:00
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Come learn the basics of jewelry making with experienced jewelry designer Robin Rotolo. She has been making jewelry for approximately eight years and has pieces on display and for sale at RRAA's...
2015/02/18 07:45
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... in its sinus cavity. Sadly, Gemini, a kitten from Rhode Island, had a short life. The odds of seeing these three together are roughly 1 in 900 quintillion -- but a series of timely donations...
2015/02/16 15:44
2015/02/16 15:44
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Grammy Award-winning Louisiana Cajun music band BeauSoleil, led by violinist Michael Doucet, will kick off the 14th annual Gator by the Bay. To be held May 7 to May 10 at Spanish Landing Park, the...
2015/02/13 00:10
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In the business of marketing and promoting Baton Rouge, Visit Baton Rouge officials called 2014 a "historic year" in terms tourism. President and CEO Paul Arrigo says huge events like Bayou Country...
2015/02/11 23:48
2015/02/11 23:48
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... this year is packed with breakfasts, dinners, receptions and more. The wining and dining of state lawmakers by individual lobbyists and organizations that have legislation before decision...
2015/02/11 17:27
2015/02/11 17:27
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... such an uproar over President Obama’s recent statements about Islamist militants and the threat of terrorism. It’s been quite a rhetorical run of late. There were the president’s comments to Vox...
2015/02/10 01:40
2015/02/10 01:40
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... gasoline prices are a reason to smile: Like a small raise, they mean an extra $10 or $20 of spending money each week. But for many Louisianians of a certain age, cheap gas also calls to...
2015/02/07 15:41
2015/02/07 15:41
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More than 100 state workers lost their jobs Friday — and others might — as part of the Jindal administration’s efforts to rebalance this year’s state budget, which was thrown out of whack by falling...
2015/02/04 00:41
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The State Police plan to keep a beefed-up contingent of troopers in New Orleans even after the Carnival crowds die down next month, seeking to mollify a crime-weary city and buttress its understaffed...
2015/02/01 23:39
2015/02/01 23:39
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Louisiana has dealt with the collapse of oil prices before. The lessons learned then, state officials say, should stave off another near-bankruptcy like the one that befell state government 25 years...
2015/02/01 17:22
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... at Mardi Gras," I explained, eager to share what I'd learned on my trip behind the scenes of Carnival in New Orleans. I could see I was only confusing him further. I put the shoe on the...
2015/01/29 00:25
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Botsky's owner named Restauranteur of YearBotsky's owner named Restauranteur of Year Linda Curtis-Sparks, Louisiana Travel Promotion Association Incoming President; Michael Krajicek, owner of...
2015/01/24 21:39
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East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library at 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Topics include myths and realities of entrepreneurship; critical success factors; know your options; components of business ownership;...
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