HUD offices across the nation will be closed Friday as part of a program to reduce costs through unpaid furloughs. The closure means the offices will be shuttered for four days through the Memorial Day weekend, so anyone with time critical issues...
DATE: May 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Real Estate Weekly
(From The Houston Chronicle) A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster. Now U.S. producers are poised to ship vast quantities of gas overseas as energy companies seek...
DATE: May 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: News
"You guys having an exciting time at this folk rock show?" Josh Tillman, a.k.a. Father John Misty, snickered last night in between songs at his One Eyed Jacks' performance.
DATE: May 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: What's the Big Picture
Developer George Robinson is suing the city-parish and the East Baton Rouge Parish Planning Commission for denying preliminary approval of his planned subdivision, Mallard Trails, off Hoo Shoo Too Road. In a suit filed Tuesday, Robinson argues the...
DATE: May 09, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Better Than Ezra's Kevin Griffin gives 225 his advice on the best car songs for this summer.
DATE: April 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: News (225)
Confidence in the U.S. job market has rebounded to roughly a normal level from its record low after the Great Recession, and Americans increasingly feel they could find a new job if necessary. That's according to results of the 2012 General Social...
DATE: April 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Speaking out carried a high price for Ivor van Heerden. And, as it turns out, fighting him unsuccessfully carried a high price for LSU. Despite his doctorate in marine science and his years of experience in disaster research, the fired deputy...
DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Besides the governor and the wealthy, the group most disappointed that the legislative debate over income tax repeal ended before it began were contract lobbyists. Many were signed up by businesses and trade groups to try to protect various...
DATE: April 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
At first glance, the marshy, muddy coastline of Bay Jimmy in southeast Louisiana appears healthy three years after the nation's worst offshore oil spill. Brown pelicans and seagulls cruise the shoreline, plucking fish and crabs from the water.
DATE: April 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
When the Great Recession bore down on south Louisiana four years ago, hairdresser Nona Robillard absorbed the loss of business as people began to cut back on manicures, facials and hair color. As co-owner of the business, she took a cut in pay. Her...
DATE: April 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
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