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Louisiana news briefs for Wednesday, June 9

ExxonMobil plans $240M investment in Baton Rouge ExxonMobil will spend $240 million to upgrade its refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and company officials announced Wednesday. The company said the projects will help retain 1,300 existing jobs at…


Edwards lifting most COVID-19 restrictions

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will extend the COVID-19 public health emergency order that expires Wednesday but virtually all the restrictions meant to control the spread of the illness will be lifted, Edwards said Tuesday….



Louisiana news briefs for Saturday, May 22

One year after pandemic low point, Louisiana has added 127,400 jobs, officials estimate Louisiana had about 1,837,000 residents working in nonfarm jobs in April, according to preliminary data adjusted for seasonal workforce trends the U.S….