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The shift to thrift: Resale market and thrift shopping poses reward for consumers—and the environment

BATON ROUGE, LA — When she’s not busy studying Arabic or biology for her international studies major, LSU student Emily Clarke might be found shopping for clothes at a thrift store.  For Clarke, the incentive to thrift, rather than buy from traditional retailers, is two-fold: finding unique, affordable clothing and reducing her environmental footprint.   “As I grew… Keep Reading

Soul Food Festival set in Baton Rouge

The fourth annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival is June 26 and 27 at River Front Plaza, 300 River Road South in Baton Rouge. The free, family-friendly event will feature soul food vendors, a judged soul food cooking contest and the Pioneer Award for contributions to the soul food industry. Activities also will include a… Keep Reading

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