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1 hr ago | Alabama Live

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.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut, New Rochelle, NY

5 hrs ago | Live Science

'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.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Mathematics, Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Physics, University of Mississippi

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.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Lacombe, LA, University of Georgia, New Orleans, LA

10 hrs ago | Statesman Journal

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.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Eastern Oregon University, Corban College, University of Oregon, Standardized Testing, Education

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 .


Related Topix: Oil Spill, New Orleans, LA

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.


Related Topix: Baldwin County, AL, Loxley, AL, Orange Beach, AL, Family, Kids

'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.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Travel, Liberia Travel, Africa Travel, Columbus, GA

The News-Star


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.


Related Topix: Monroe, LA, Mississippi College

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

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.


Related Topix: Oscars, Lafayette, LA

Alabama Live

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.


Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL

Customer Interaction Solutions

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.


Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Life, Charity

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The News-Star

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.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Family, Kids, Louisiana Tech University, Nicholls State University, Southeastern Louisiana University

Crowley Post Signal

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.


Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, Delta Sigma Theta, Broussard, LA, Southern University, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

The Recorder

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Tacoma, WA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Annual Strawberries and Cream festival set for Sunday

Bring family and friends to celebrate the history of the old strawberry farm at Pinecote Pavilion.


Related Topix: Events, Picayune, MS

Paul Drasutis

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.


Related Topix: Florida, OH, Defiance, OH, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, US National Guard

The Town Talk

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.


Related Topix: Alexandria, LA

KSLA-TV Shreveport

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."


Related Topix: Florida