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Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

Is Bourbon Street authentic? New Orleans scholar makes case in grand, new history

Visiting Bourbon Street is easy: millions do it very year. But reading about the famed New Orleans thoroughfare rarely has been rewarding - at least until the appearance of Richard Campanella's "Bourbon Street: A History."

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Tulane University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Lisa Traina to Discuss Cyber Security at LSU's July Breakfast to Business

BATON ROUGE, La., July 9 -- Louisiana State University issued the following news release: Lisa Traina, president of Traina & Associates, will be the next speaker in LSU Executive Education's Breakfast to Business series.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

MLive.com

Marcia Ball to bring her 'boogie-woogie, R&B, Professor Longhair polyrhythmic rumba boogie...

If you've got it in your head that the blues is just one, simple genre of music, usually done by a guy with a guitar singing about his little red rooster, then please meet Marcia Ball.

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Related Topix: Blues, Marcia Ball, Professor Longhair, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Delta Farm Press

Big farm bill decisions coming up for rice producers

Most observers - and USDA analysts - believe farmers planted more acres of rice in 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

The Times

'It's still a long journey to freedom'

Johnny Ray James of Louisiana boarded a yellow school bus Wednesday morning and took a seat behind his heroes -- Freedom Riders and other veterans of the civil rights movement who traveled to the South 50 years ago on a mission to battle segregation.

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Related Topix: Monroe, LA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Tougaloo College

Sun Jul 06, 2014

SFGate

Miss Louisiana says she's ready for the challenge

The newly crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 Lacey Sanchez , a college athlete and competitor at heart, said she's ready for the challenges of representing the state and competing in the Miss America pageant in September.

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Related Topix: Southeastern Louisiana University

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The News-Star

Congratulations, Miss Louisiana

Official pageant activities began one week before the actual crowning moment; both the contestants as well as the Miss Louisiana staff and crew put in countless hours of preparation behind the scenes, and it showed.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Southeastern Louisiana University

USA Today

Students join civil rights veterans on symbolic bus ride

Johnny Ray James of Louisiana boarded a yellow school bus Wednesday morning and took a seat behind his heroes - Freedom Riders and other veterans of the civil rights movement who traveled to the South 50 years ago on a mission to battle segregation.

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Related Topix: Monroe, LA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Tougaloo College

NOLA.com

Mapping of Gulf dead zone must continue: Letter

Researchers found an above-average 5,840 square mile area with oxygen levels below 2 parts per million along Louisiana's coast in 2013, well above the 2,889 square miles measured in 2012, and above the five-year average.

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Related Topix: Opinion

The Times-Picayune

Teach for America's Michael Tipton leaves behind a teacher pipeline

Michael Tipton is leaving Teach for America South Louisiana after serving as its executive director for seven years.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA, Family, Kids

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Scoop

Audiology and jazz: Educating and entertaining audiologists

Internationally acclaimed audiologist Chuck Berlin is in Wellington this week as keynote speaker at the NZ Audiological Society conference being held at Te Papa from 2-5 July.

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Related Topix: Audiology, Life, Veteran Affairs

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Packaging World

Semiautomatic labeling is perfectly suitable

Hanley's Foods, Inc., Prairieville, LA, produces unique, Louisiana-inspired Sensationa salad dressing.

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Related Topix: Prairieville, LA, Norco, LA

Newswise

HHMI Puts Top Scientists in the Classroom

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute announced today that 15 leading scientist-educators have been named HHMI professors.

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Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, California, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin Madison

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Monmouth U. names provost, VP of academic of affairsMonmouth U. names ...

Monmouth U. names provost, VP of academic of affairs Monmouth University President Paul Brown has appointed criminal justice expert as provost Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1lqSKVa Moriarty is an academic leader in the field of criminal justice with a focus on victim's issues.

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Related Topix: Monmouth University, Prison, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, Virginia Commonwealth University

The Town Talk

Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez wins Miss Louisiana 2014 competition

MONROE, La. -- The crowd in the Monroe Civic Center erupted in applause Saturday night as Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez was named Miss Louisiana 2014.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Monroe, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Times

Louisiana 4-H celebrates at centennial meeting

Some 1,500 4-H Club members swarmed Louisiana State University campus in Baton Rouge on June 17-20 for their centennial 4-H University.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Agriculture, Science

The Town Talk

Dardenne: Matching education with jobs vital for Louisiana

Louisiana is on the right track in matching education and training with workforce needs, Lt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Alexandria, LA, Healthcare Law, Law

Customer Interaction Solutions

LSU Master in Analytics Named Among Nation's Top 20 Programs

BATON ROUGE, La., June 26 -- Louisiana State University issued the following news release: BI Software Insight, which offers objective research and reviews of business intelligence solutions, has named the LSU Master of Science in Analytics program among the nation's top programs.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Baton Rouge, LA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Group from Jordan visits Baltimore

Kamel Mahadin visited Baltimore 30 years ago as a graduate student studying landscape architecture at Louisiana State University.

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Related Topix: Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel

Radio Ink

College Radio Rallies Behind WRAS

On Thursday, 47 college radio stations across the country will unite to say 'We Are WRAS' as WRAS, the college radio station of Georgia State University, offers an unprecedented radio simulcast to highlight their fight to stay a student-run radio station.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Georgia State University, Cal State Sacramento, University of Idaho, University of Southern California

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