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Stacey Moore

Stacey Moore

She calls herself "a seeker," always looking for ways to do things better.
Shortage to surplus

Shortage to surplus

New nursing graduates now find themselves in a highly competitive job market.
One costly ride

One costly ride

Louisiana is the second most expensive state in which to operate a motor vehicle, according to a new Bankrate.com report.
Stepping down

Stepping down

Embattled LSU Alumni Association head Charlie Roberts has resigned.
Preston Castille Jr.

Preston Castille Jr.

National president, Southern University Alumni Federation; partner, Taylor Porter law firm
Freedom and faith

Freedom and faith

An attorney offers hope to the incarcerated.
Bruce Wilkinson

Bruce Wilkinson

President, Workplace Consultants

Flimflam and fraud

Show business has a long history of, shall we say, "creative" accounting, while Louisiana government is known for a somewhat flexible approach to ethics.

Figuring out the ROI

So what's the ROI? It's complicated.
Transforming Mid City

Transforming Mid City

On Aug. 18, the East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority was scheduled to select one of two firms to do a $190,000 predevelopment plan for 115 blighted acres of inner-city property that sit between downtown, which is being transformed into a model live-work-play district, and Mid City, which is slowly being reborn as a funky, trendy arts district.
Short-timers

Short-timers

For urban school districts like that of East Baton Rouge Parish, a brief term at the top has become the norm. What does it mean for kids in the classroom?
Rolling pipelines

Rolling pipelines

New rules for shipping hazardous materials by rail could impact the Capital Region.
Open Air Bicycle Repair

Open Air Bicycle Repair

A group of Baton Rouge professionals spends lunch hours refurbishing bicycles for the homeless.
Inside the acquisition

Inside the acquisition

The merging of Business First and American Gateway banks is no surprise.
DOA

DOA

Health care insiders say it's unlikely Louisiana's new Medicaid alternative will ever see action.
Louisiana's billion-dollar investment in film:

Louisiana's billion-dollar investment in film:

Economic boon or fiscal drain?
The big transition

The big transition

Sizing up Louisiana's private approach to public health care.
Privatization pain

Privatization pain

After three years in operation, the state's Medicaid program, known as Bayou Health, has few fans among providers.
  Robin Williams' legacy: <i>Carpe diem</i>

Robin Williams' legacy: Carpe diem

Robin Williams was a comic genius and I can't imagine anyone who didn't laugh at his many characters. But some of his roles had powerful messages as well.
  Marsh Master buys site

Marsh Master buys site

A company that manufactures amphibious marsh vehicles has purchased a .92-acre lot on Highland Road with plans to expand.