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La. ranks 13th in growth of women-owned businesses

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Posted: Mar 30, 2012 11:43 AM
Updated: Mar 30, 2012 5:59 PM
Source: WBRZ

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BATON ROUGE - U. S. Census data shows women in Louisiana made gains when it comes to owning businesses.

The data showed the number of women-owned businesses increased 60.9 percent since 1997. That puts it 13th in the nation for that type of growth.

More than 100,000 businesses in Louisiana are owned by women.

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