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Baton Rouge, New Orleans to eventually join together as one metro statistical area, economic development leaders predict

The Baton Rouge and New Orleans metro areas will eventually become a single metropolitan statistical area, or MSA, which will… Read More »

10/21/2015 | Read Story »

Certificate Program Seeks To Ready Workforce For ‘Water Sector’

Staving off coastal land loss in Louisiana will take lots of money and lots of manpower. In just the next… Read More »

10/20/2015 | Read Story »

Mom, don’t take his Xbox away! Gamers converge on New Orleans for Major League Gaming finals

It was a tense moment in the opening rounds of Major League Gaming’s World Finals. OpTic Gaming, arguably the best… Read More »

10/17/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans, 10 Years Later

Some dates settle in our nation’s collective consciousness and can never be forgotten. August 29, 2005—the day that Hurricane Katrina… Read More »

10/11/2015 | Read Story »

How Gentilly’s wild ‘Accidental Forest’ escaped development for centuries

Some of history’s toughest questions are those that ask “why not?” Many features in our cityscape, for example, can only… Read More »

10/08/2015 | Read Story »

Local officials pushing to get new jets for Navy strike fighter squadron in Belle Chasse

Jamie Mailman spent much of Wednesday morning on the wings of a Navy fighter jet that’s almost as old as… Read More »

10/03/2015 | Read Story »

Water

New Orleans is well acquainted with the challenges of living with water. But as is true of governmental authorities that… Read More »

10/01/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans Entrepreneur Launches Air Carrier GLO, Restoring Non-Stop Air Service Across The South

They say necessity is the mother of invention. So, what happens when New Orleans loses a few important, direct flights… Read More »

9/29/2015 | Read Story »