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  • Microsoft to buy networking site LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

    June 13, 2016 1:05 PM

    NEW YORK - Microsoft says it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion. LinkedIn, based in Mountain View, California, has more than 430 million members. Users can network with professionals, upload their resumes and search for jobs on the site. Microsoft Corp. says it is paying... more »
  • CATS approves $150K bid to purchase used buses Play Video

    September 16, 2014 6:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Capitol Area Transit System wants to spend $150,000 on 10 used buses they're hoping to purchase from an auction in Virginia. The buses are being retired and are are well worn, each having around 350,000 miles. But board members say that's better than what they... more »
  • US home sales rose 1.3 percent in April

    May 22, 2014 9:06 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sales of existing U.S. homes rebounded slightly in April, but the pace of buying remained below last year's level. The National Association of Realtors says sales rose 1.3 percent from March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.65 million. Purchases of homes over the past 12... more »
  • Pinnacle's plan to buy Ameristar OK by La.

    July 18, 2013 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Gaming Control Board has approved Pinnacle Entertainment's plan to buy Ameristar Casinos Inc., which owns Louisiana's last casino license and is building a $500 million development in Lake Charles. Pinnacle owns the neighboring L'Auberge Casino Resort. It plans to sell the Ameristar site. Spokesman Kerry... more »
  • Cortana sold for $6 million

    March 28, 2013 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Cortana Mall, the shopping center on Airline Highway, was purchased for $6 million. The company, Moonbeam Capital Investments, said it plans to upgrade the mall. The company is based in Las Vegas. Moonbeam said it plans to get input from the community on what stores and... more »
  • New Orleans businessman signs letter of intent to buy The Advocate

    March 16, 2013 10:19 AM

    New Orleans businessman John Georges has signed a letter of intent to buy The Advocate newspaper. The deal is expected to close by June 1, according to The Advocate. Terms were not disclosed. David Manship, publisher of The Advocate and Richard Manship, president and chief executive officer of... more »

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