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In Louisiana, Bobby Jindal defends 'religious freedom' bill

Friday, 17 April 2015 08:54 Written by
As written, the act would prohibit Louisiana from denying any resident or business a license, benefits or tax deductions because of actions taken "in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction" about marriage. The bill does not affect a business' ability to serve or not serve its customers, Jindal countered. Computer giant IBM sent a letter to Jindal Wednesday — it has plans for an 800-worker facility in Baton Rouge — coming out in…
Benefits and drawbacks of Verizon FiOS' a la carte channels
Friday, 17 April 2015 07:40 Written by
April 17, 2015, 8:13 AM|In a historic move in the cable TV business, Verizon FiOS viewers will get more of a say in the channels they want and the ones they wish to skip. But you still need to subscribe to a basic package. CBS News financial contributor Mellody Hobson joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss how this opens the door to an “a la carte” future.
TOWIE’s Elliott Wright celebrates new La Cala business venture with La Sala dinner
Friday, 17 April 2015 07:25 Written by
“The best English newspaper in southern Spain,” according to the Rough Guide. The Olive Press is the English language newspaper for Andalucia. Local news from Costa del Sol and inland Andalucia plus national news from around Spain. A campaigning, community newspaper, the Olive Press represents the huge and growing expatriate community in southern Spain – 230,000 copies distributed monthly (160,000 digital impressions) with an estimated readership, including the website, of more than 500,000 people a…
Louisiana Spirits introduces Bayou Select Rum
Friday, 17 April 2015 06:36 Written by
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Business Machines : IBM voices strong opposition to proposed Louisiana religious freedom bill
Friday, 17 April 2015 06:26 Written by
IBM voiced "strong opposition" to Louisiana's proposed religious freedom bill, asking Gov. Bobby Jindal to work with state lawmakers to ensure the legislation is not discriminatory. IBM vice president James Driesse said such a bill would create a hostile environment for the tech company's employees and prospective employees. "IBM has made significant investments in Louisiana including most recently a technology services delivery center in Baton Rouge, creating new jobs for
‘Snail mail’ still big business at Philpost; profit up to P640M
Friday, 17 April 2015 02:46 Written by
MANILA, Philippines–Lovers may have switched to text messaging and e-mail to keep in touch, but “snail mail” remains big business, according to the chief of the Philippine Postal Corp. (Philpost). Postmaster General Ma. Josefina de la Cruz said the government-owned and -controlled corporation managing the country’s postal system posted a net income of P640.43 million last year, the bulk of which came from “snail mail,” so called because it takes
IBM warns Louisiana over 'religious freedom' bill
Thursday, 16 April 2015 23:39 Written by
Buffett: Sexual orientation should be protected by law IBM has sent a letter to the governor of Louisiana warning that a pending religious freedom bill would create a hostile environment for the tech company's employees. "A bill that legally protects discrimination based on same-sex marriage status will create a hostile environment for our current and prospective
THE BUZZ: La Salle, Princeton getting new retail business
Thursday, 16 April 2015 20:58 Written by
Retail space with changing vendors opening in La Salle Start Me Up, 838 Second St., La Salle, will feature a rotating selection of products. The store's inventory and designs will change every eight weeks. The concept, according to its Facebook page, will keep the store fresh while continuously drawing in customers and giving opportunities to different vendors. Start Me Up seeks to fill its space with local artists, crafters, jewelers, photographers, repurposed items and unique…
Low oil prices cast shadow over Baton Rouge real estate
Thursday, 16 April 2015 19:25 Written by
The specter of plunging oil prices hung over Baton Rouge-area real estate market discussions Thursday, with predictions that it could lead to a glut of new apartments, a reduction in the office space occupied by local engineering firms — but also increase sales for retailers. The collapse in oil prices could lead to slowdowns in the petrochemical industry, which would reduce the number of new jobs expected to be added in metro Baton
LA Men’s Market Holiday 2015 recap
Thursday, 16 April 2015 19:01 Written by
By Kailee Bradstreet Thu, Apr 16 2015 4:47 pm | Comments SHARE: http://player.vimeo.com/video/125007854 LA Men’s Market Holiday 2015 recap Los Angeles, CA (April 14, 2015) – The Holiday ’15 edition of LA Men’s Market took place on the 13th Floor Penthouse at the California Market Center (CMC) in Downtown Los Angeles, April 7 & 8, 2015. The fourth run of the men’s tradeshow

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