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August 28 issue
 

Moving up

August 28 issue
 

Another name for B.R. BESE seat

State Rep. Carl Crane, a Republican from Baton Rouge, says he is considering a run for the District 6 seat on the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.
  The chosen one?

The chosen one?

With a constant campaign that geared up following his 2003 loss and a generational appeal to envy, Bobby Jindal is poised to become the youngest governor in America—if you believe the polls.
  Going wireless

Going wireless

Texas-based ERF Wireless is working with local banks and Louisiana State Police to establish their own wireless networks.
 

‘Louisiana Way’ still here

This has been a banner month for criminal investigations into Louisiana political figures. The summer of sleaze could lead the way for ethics reform and Legislative action to make it less easy to fleece taxpayers.
  Show me the money

Show me the money

A financial advisor offers help to parents in finding best college financial aid packages.
  Crunching the credit numbers

Crunching the credit numbers

Real estate agents agree that foreclosures are rising in the Baton Rouge area, but don't agree on the impact.
  Will the big names fall?

Will the big names fall?

The governor's race is getting most of the attention, but it will be interesting to see what happens to Commissioner of Agriculture Bob Odom, Attorney General Charles Foti and State Sen. Cleo Fields. Also: Weiss is ready for the challenge of leading the Paul M. Hebert Law Center and honors for Mayor Kip Holden and sports foundation head Jerry Stovall.
 

Walking away for good

Sometimes, women opt out of full-time, fast-track careers to spend more time with their families. Men opt out, too, more often to start their own businesses. And then there are those rare birds who opt out because they want a career—no matter how drastic the pay cut—that contributes to the greater good.
  Stop, thief!

Stop, thief!

Almost 20% of employees admit to pilfering office supplies, according to a national survey.
  Gas prices 101

Gas prices 101

Getting a handle on all the factors stumps even the experts, though a few general rules apply.
  Political jambalaya

Political jambalaya

Gonzales’ mayor exercises his first veto in 23 years on an additional payment to the city’s bond counsel for his work on the Cabela’s project—perhaps preventing three councilmen from committing malfeasance.
  Call him Mr. Peanut

Call him Mr. Peanut

An ex-felon restores his life as a successful entrepreneur while hoping to give others like him a second chance.
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