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  • Woman fears rental scam cost her hundreds Play Video

    October 17, 2017 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ads for a new home aren't what they appear. A rental-type scam may have reappeared in Baton Rouge and it's already cost one person $1,500. Jenny Wilson says she's been wrapped up in this scam since May. "He didn't seem like the type of man... more »
  • Mississippi celebrates 'Second Amendment Weekend': No sales tax on guns, ammunition

    August 24, 2017 12:18 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - Shoppers in Mississippi can save money based on constitutional rights. The Second Amendment weekend, taking place Friday through Sunday, exempts guns and ammunition from the state's 7 percent sales tax. Named for the constitutional right to bear arms, the exemption was signed into law by... more »
  • Walgreens ends attempt to buy Rite Aid

    June 29, 2017 12:05 PM

    NEW YORK - Walgreens has ended its takeover pursuit of rival Rite Aid following resistance from U.S. regulators and will instead now buy stores, distribution centers and inventory in a new deal. The proposed merger, first announced in 2015, was initially for about $9.4 billion but was whittled... more »
  • BR deputy constables buy man bicycle to get to work

    March 17, 2017 7:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two Baton Rouge deputy constables gave a man a bicycle who had been walking to and from work. Deputies initially stopped the man after he was issued a warrant last week. The man told deputies that he had the money to pay his outstanding warrant but... more »
  • Blue light bulbs out of stock at local businesses following police shooting Play Video

    July 29, 2016 10:54 PM

    Many local stores say they have consistently become sold out of blue light bulbs, purchased by residents looking to honor the officers who died in the Baton Rouge police shooting. "People everyday are looking for them since Mr. Matt's funeral," Charles Creed, an employee at a local hardware store... more »
  • 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 »
  • 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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