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Virginia Tech massacre made colleges safer, but more susceptible to hollow threats, experts say
University administrators say authorities do not believe the message that warns of a "rampage of biblical proportion" to occur today is a credible threat, but they chose to cancel classes out of an abundance of caution.
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'LIGO: A Passion for Understanding' - The Minds Behind the Film
Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa where he is working to earn his masters degree in applied mathematics.
6 hrs ago
Louisiana Heart Hospital management team announced
Warren E. Beck, CEO of the Cardiovascular Care Group , has named the new management team members at the Louisiana Heart Hospital in Lacombe.
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Students present college information
The students are a cross section of the population, she said, noting that some are from traditional families, while a few are in foster care.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill to be major focus of state coastal authority meeting in...
Updates on the effects of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Louisiana's environment and its economy as the accident's fourth anniversary approaches will be a key focus of the monthly meeting of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority on Wednesday .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Baldwin, Mobile county students hit the beaches amid red flag warnings
With Mobile and Baldwin counties both on spring break along with Louisiana State University, beaches were especially crowed this weekend.
'Emigration to Liberia' authored by Matthew F.K. McDaniel
Mathew F.K. McDaniel presented Emigration to Liberia : From the Chattahoochee Valley of Georgia and Alabama, 1853-1903 as the program for the April 2014 Georgia State Archives Lunch and Learn series.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Edward Loomis II of Park Ridge, Illinois, and of Mary Louise Russo and of the late Joseph Leonard Russo of Ruston.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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Marcus and Yvette Brown take the lead in Acadiana's film biz
Marcus Brown and his wife, Yvette, could have been at the Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood this year.
LSU comes to town for final week of spring break
As the final week of spring break wraps up, among the schools a the beach was Louisiana State University.
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LSU Greek Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity Partner in 10th Annual Greek Week
BATON ROUGE, La., April 11 -- Louisiana State University issued the following news release: The LSU Greek Board of Directors, in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge, celebrated the conclusion of an eight-day blitz build of two homes for two Baton Rouge families on Sunday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Lincoln Parish gets $120K education grant from state, will partner with La. Tech
The Louisiana Department of Education on Friday announced the recipients of awards for the Believe and Prepare pilots, whereby schools and colleges work together to design preparation programs that provide those studying to be teachers with more time in the classroom with seasoned educators.
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Delta Sigma Theta introduces 2014 Debs and Beaux
Laura-Brooke Banks is the daughter of Frederica and Tyrone Banks and is a student at Lafayette Christian Academy.
Korean-American poet wins Walt Whitman Award
A young Korean-American poet has received a $5,000 award for first-time writers that also ensures the publication and thousands of sales of her debut collection.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Annual Strawberries and Cream festival set for Sunday
Bring family and friends to celebrate the history of the old strawberry farm at Pinecote Pavilion.
He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, on May 12, 1965, the son of the late Harry and Paulette Drasutis, who survives him in Pensacola, Florida.
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Alexandria forum focuses on pay inequality
Just hours after the Paycheck Fairness Act failed in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, faculty, students and community leaders gathered for a local forum to discuss equal pay for women.
Some LSU campus McDonald's fraud refunds online
State Treasurer John Kennedy says 3,900 former Louisiana State University students can get refunds online for money lost to employee fraud at a McDonald's on campus.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
LSU gymnast's routine keeps getting perfect score
Video of a Louisiana State University college student's gymnastics routine is going viral, not only because it makes a crowd go nuts, but because Lloimincia Hall keeps getting unanimous 10s when she performs it.
Northwest Florida Daily News
Sheriff: No tolerance policy for underage drinking 'very successful'
As Spring Break trickles to a halt in Walton County, Sheriff Mike Adkinson is calling his agency's 2014 no tolerance for underage drinking policy "very successful."