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New small business aid plan doesn’t address fraud risk 

The new COVID-19 relief plan for small businesses that President Donald Trump signed early this week doesn’t address some weaknesses in the original stimulus...

Virus roundup …  

• Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says Americans can expect to see a stimulus check very soon. Mnuchin tweeted on Tuesday that stimulus payments will...

Roundup: Spring elections / Pending 合约数字货币交易平台_合约交home sales / Cardboard box demand 

 Mail-in voting extension: Details regarding February and spring elections, which are just around the corner, are being addressed by state leaders, WBRZ-TV reports. Secretary...

Year-in-review: Commercial real estate survives 2020 but future uncertain

While 2020 could have been a year that decimated commercial real estate, the office and retail sectors in Baton Rouge remain relatively healthy as the year comes to a close, though there’s plenty of uncertainty and some concern about what lies ahead.

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies from COVID-19

Luke Letlow, Louisiana's incoming Republican member of the U.S. House, died Tuesday night from complications related to COVID-19 only days before he would have...

Baton Rouge’s biggest restaurant openings of the year

Let’s give three cheers to our local restaurant industry. There’s probably never been a year as tough on it as 2020. Restaurants faced shutdowns...

Year-in-review: Single-family residential real estate exits 2020 on a roll

Amid low interest rates, the Baton Rouge area saw a healthy single-family residential real estate market throughout 2020, with the number of 合约数字货币交易平台_合约交home sales and median sale prices rising year-over-year and inventory shrinking.

‘Never giving up’ helped Chenese Lewis build larger-than-life brand

Winning the national title for the first-ever Miss Plus America Pageant in 2003 ultimately led Baton Rouge native Chenese Lewis to launch her own...

Virus roundup … 

• President Donald Trump’s push for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks now rests with the Senate after the House voted overwhelmingly to meet the president's...

Surging demand in Asia drives interest in Louisiana LNG supply contracts

Surging LNG demand in Asia is driving a renewed interest in long-term supply contracts, which could be good news for pending projects in south...

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