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  • Sun Belt completes move into Superdome

    August 15, 2013 10:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference has completed a move into new headquarters inside the Superdome. Conference commissioner Karl Benson says the move, which became official Thursday, comes as the league strengthens ties to New Orleans, where an increasing number of league championships are scheduled to be held in... more »
  • CB&I bringing 400 new jobs to Baton Rouge

    July 8, 2013 3:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - CB&I, the company that bought the Baton Rouge-based Shaw Group, is expanding its presence in the capital city, moving 400 jobs there from out-of-state locations. The company and Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Monday that CB&I is centralizing a second of its four operating groups in Louisiana. Jindal... more »
  • Miss. speaker invites gun makers to move to state

    February 21, 2013 7:28 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - One top official wants gun makers in seven states to flee critics and move to Mississippi. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, sent letters Thursday to 14 gun manufacturers. He suggests the companies should move to Mississippi, "where their industry and jobs will be appreciated." The companies... more »
  • Smoothie King HQ to stay, expand in La.

    November 20, 2012 4:06 PM

    METAIRIE - Louisiana-based Smoothie King, which was sold in July to a South Korea-based corporation, will move its headquarters from Covington to Jefferson Parish and expand its 45-person headquarters staff with 60 new jobs. The announcement was made Tuesday by state officials and Greater New Orleans Inc., the economic development... more »
  • Woman's Hospital ready for new home Play Video

    August 3, 2012 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Representatives with Woman's Hospital say they are ready to move into its new home. According to spokeswoman Aimee Goforth, "We are prepared." Sunday morning, the hospital will transfer from the location at Airline Highway and Goodwood Boulevard to Airline and Pecout. Goforth say they will... more »
  • Crime cameras on the move Play Video

    July 30, 2012 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are moving some crime cameras to new locations to help monitor various areas around the city. It's a practice Councilwoman Tara Wicker thinks can help to push crime away. "Ideally the crime is going to move or go into another location," said Wicker, "I love... more »
  • Tigers move back into SEC overall lead

    April 30, 2012 7:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tiger baseball team is back on top of the overall SEC standings at 14-7 in league play. The Tigers (35-10) took two of three games from Georgia over the weekend. LSU plays host to Tulane tomorrow night before departing for Ole Miss for... more »
  • Woman's Hospital delays move into new facility

    April 13, 2012 7:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Woman's Hospital says it will delay the opening of its new Baton Rouge hospital and moving its patients because the building is not complete. Woman's had scheduled the patient move for June 3. Woman's President and Chief Executive Officer Teri Fontenot said Thursday staff training was set... more »
  • East Baton Rouge sheriff eyeing airport for HQ

    March 7, 2012 9:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office plans to move its headquarters from downtown to a former state office building in the southwest corner of Metro Airport. Reports say the airport's Board of Commissioners unanimously authorized the mayor and the airport to enter into a five-year agreement... more »
  • Mental hospital move: other agencies feel adrift

    February 20, 2012 6:16 AM

    PINEVILLE - People who run nonprofit agencies on the grounds of a state mental hospital are wondering what will happen to them, since Central Louisiana State Hospital is moving to smaller campus in Pineville. Pathways Community Behavioral Health Services and the Cenla Chemical Dependency Council are two of the nonprofits... more »
  • Lafayette housing project plans move forward

    January 31, 2012 7:28 AM

    LAFAYETTE - The Lafayette Public Trust Financing Authority has authorized actions needed to begin construction of its newest affordable housing development planned for downtown Lafayette. Earlier this month, the public trust group approved its acquisition of the development and other downtown property from the project's original sponsor, the nonprofit organization... more »
  • Potential move for Pineville medical center

    December 9, 2011 5:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Board of Supervisors will consider Friday a proposal to close the Huey P. Long Medical Center in Pineville. The measure, if approved, would relocate the facility to a renovated former military hospital at the England Airpark in nearby Alexandria. Governor Bobby Jindal says... more »
  • 1897 N.O. school begins 2-day move

    November 17, 2011 2:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A two-story school built in 1897 has begun a two-day, 300-yard trip across the site of a planned state hospital in New Orleans. Officials originally planned to demolish the McDonogh No. 11 School, but agreed to move it at the city's request. Orleans Shoring... more »
  • Families return home after evacuation in Butte LaRose

    June 7, 2011 5:27 PM

    BUTTE LaROSE, La.- People in Butte LaRose are moving back after a mandatory evacuation two weeks ago. St. Martin Parish leaders lifted the evacuation order because flood waters didn't rise as high as expected. Renola Hebert and her sister spent the day moving bins and furniture back in... more »
  • Huge oak to move Wednesday

    May 8, 2011 11:02 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La.- Weather permitting, a huge oak tree in Iberia Parish will be moved this week about 1 ½ miles from the spot where it has stood for about 150 years. Jonathan Judice, vice president of Environmental Design Inc., says the weather must be dry and still. He... more »
  • Non-profit moves back to LA; chooses Baton Rouge

    December 15, 2010 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Lighthouse for the Blind, a non-profit organization hat serves people who are blind or visually impaired, will locate a new paper cup manufacturing facility in Baton Rouge. Prior to Hurricane Katrina, the company had a cup manufacturing facility in New Orleans, but was forced to move to Crystal... more »
  • State lawmakers reject administration budget plan

    November 19, 2010 1:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State lawmakers have rejected a Jindal Administration plan to use 147 million in federal education money to help shore up next year's budget. Instead, the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget overwhelmingly Friday voted to give much of the money to local school districts to use on... more »
  • Move begins to new Baton Rouge courthouse

    November 9, 2010 4:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Workers have begun the process of moving files, supplies and furniture from the current courthouse to the new 19th Judicial District Courthouse in Baton Rouge. The new courthouse will feature 27 courtrooms, security upgrades and other amenities. Some of those include extra space for potential jurors... more »

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