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Sure they’re rivals, but Baton Rouge, New Orleans leaders seek to become ‘single metropolitan statistical area’

Baton Rouge and New Orleans are a classic case of frenemies, which is to say that they have a surface […]

4/27/2015 | Read Story »

TEDxNewOrleans Speakers Announced

NEW ORLEANS – TEDxNewOrleans, a conference designed to proactively share the story of recovery and resilience of Greater New Orleans, […]

4/23/2015 | Read Story »

Architecture firm teams up with school to teach kids how to fight flooding

For most of the youngsters at KIPP Central City Primary school, Hurricane Katrina is at most an abstract concept. Many […]

4/22/2015 | Read Story »

Baton Rouge Canvas trip participants bring big ideas back from Arizona’s Sun Corridor

Establish a new medical school. Build more citizen engagement in education. Nurture entrepreneurship. Incorporate light rail. These are just a […]

4/21/2015 | Read Story »

Turner Industries Partners With Economic Development Alliance

Baton Rouge, La – Turner Industries recently hosted Greater New Orleans Inc. (GNO Inc.), a regional economic development alliance charged […]

4/21/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans, Baton Rouge leaders make trip to the southwest with objective of forming regional bonds

PHOENIX — About 150 business and civic leaders from the Baton Rouge and New Orleans metropolitan areas came together this […]

4/20/2015 | Read Story »

Making New Orleans resilient: How fixing flooding can also reduce crime

New Orleans’ efforts to solve its water problem — on full display this month as rain flooded streets across the […]

4/20/2015 | Read Story »

Louisiana must invest in its youngest residents: Editorial

Louisiana has a detailed strategy for expanding and improving preschool, but the state so far hasn’t put up the money […]

4/17/2015 | Read Story »