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The Katrina phenomenon: Baton Rouge and New Orleans are finally working together for the good of the region

In 2007, the Baton Rouge Area Foundation and Baton Rouge Area Chamber jointly funded a study to explore the feasibility […]

8/19/2015 | Read Story »

President Obama to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Since taking office, President Obama has made it a key priority to continue and expedite the recovery and rebuilding efforts […]

8/19/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans setting a new economic curve after Katrina

In the three decades leading up to Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans’ job growth greatly lagged the rest of the South […]

8/19/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans setting a new economic curve after Katrina

In the three decades leading up to Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans’ job growth greatly lagged the rest of the South […]

8/19/2015 | Read Story »

Why New Orleans’s Black Residents Are Still Underwater After Katrina

Bring a map of New Orleans.’’ That was all that Alden J. McDonald Jr., president and chief executive of Liberty […]

8/18/2015 | Read Story »

Post-Katrina Baton Rouge has bigger incomes, less crime than before storm, report says

Hurricane Katrina’s initial stresses on the Baton Rouge area, a shortage of housing for the displaced and even worse traffic, […]

8/18/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans may be the country’s most creative city

New Orleans tops a list of “Best Cities to Live in If You Work in a Creative Field.” According to […]

8/17/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans, 10 years later

Eighty percent of New Orleans was flooded, tens of thousands of people were left homeless, the city had no power […]

8/05/2015 | Read Story »