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New LNG Facility to Provide 6,000 Construction Jobs

What was originally an $11 billion project is doubling.

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Mardi Gras Means Revenue for Area

Mardi Gras 2017 could bring some big bucks to the area

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The Lake Charles Doughnut

No, Lake Charles isn't literally a doughnut. It's just a metaphor. A delicious, fatty pastry metaphor for economic development. Or the lack thereof.

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Louisiana’s Missing Money

Louisiana's budget shortfall smells to high heaven. Where did the money go?

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New Report Outlines Louisiana’s Economic Issues

Two Louisiana communities have seen an upturn in their local economy in the last half of 2015. What's it going to take for the rest of the state to join that turn around?

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Outlook For Oil Prices In 2016 According To LSU’s Center For Energy Studies

What will the new year bring for those in the oil and gas industry? One expert offers his opinions on why 2016 shouldn't be as much of a roller coaster ride as 2015 was.

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Axiall Plans Put on Hold — Low Petro Prices to Blame

Everyone loves paying less at the pump, but low oil prices are having a negative impact on plans for a boom to the economy in this area.

Right now a few of the proposed projects are being put on hold due to falling energy prices and we can now count the Axiall project among those being held up by those low petro prices.

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State Jobless Rate on the Rise

In the midst of all the new jobs being created in our state, according to the U.S. Labor Department, unemployment went up in the month of December

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Trooper Raise to Oil Jobs– Mixed Results in This Week’s Listener Polls

We had two questions for you this past week. One dealt with falling crude prices effects on local jobs. The other was about the Louisiana State Police 20% raise for troopers.

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Save Money — Learn the Art of ‘Haggling’

In some countries, haggling is all part of the buying process. From time to time, when visiting other countries, I've haggled over prices and 9 times out of 10 you can save some pretty good money.

Here in the states though, haggling is not that common, but it can be done if you know what businesses are willing to deal with you.

Here are a few places where you can haggle on the price.

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5 Things NOT to Buy at a Grocery Store

So, you run to the grocery store where you find just about everything you could need right there in one location. Well, when it comes to non-grocery items you may be spending a lot more for the convenience.

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Economy Adds 236,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.7%

The labor market—and the economy overall—is improving, albeit gradually, with employers adding 236,000 jobs in February. That gain brought the unemployment rate down a few ticks from 7.9 percent to 7.7, its lowest point in four years.

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