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  1. Photos: Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco draws smiles, laughs at UL-Lafayette graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The University of Louisiana at Lafayette held its 2017 Fall Commencement General Assembly Friday at the Cajundome. Former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco gave the commencement address.


  2. Dewberry Announces the Promotion of Mathini Sreetharan, Ph.D., PERead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Directions Magazine

    Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, is proud to announce the promotion of Mathini Sreetharan, Ph.D., PE, to associate. Based in the firm's Fairfax, Virginia, office, Sreetharan is a senior water resources engineer with more than 36 years of experience and works on flood hazard analysis, resilience, and hazard mitigation projects.


  3. Former Governor Kathleen Blanco to give UL-Lafayette commencement address this morningRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Blanco was Louisiana's first and only female governor, serving from 2004 to 2008, choosing not to run for re-election after criticism of her performance during and after hurricanes Katrina and Rita. She also served 24 years in various elected offices including state lawmaker, state utility regulatory commission member and lieutenant governor.


  4. Former Governor Blanco speaks at University of Louisiana at Lafayette graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Blanco spoke to the students about her time as Louisiana Governor, the recent announcement of her cancer diagnosis, and the strength that the state of Louisiana has. She was Louisiana's first and only female governor, serving from 2004 to 2008, choosing not run for re-election.


  5. UL gives Blanco a birthday gift: An honoraryaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily World

    President Dr. E. Joseph Savoie presents Honorary Doctorate Degree to Kathleen Babineaux Blanco during The University of Louisiana at Lafayette 157th Commencement Exercises at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA. Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.


  6. The Annotated 'Nationalist's Delusion'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    This article is edited from a story shared exclusively with members of The Masthead , the membership program from The Atlantic. F ind out more .


  7. John Bel Edwards sexual harassment task force to meet MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    The task force Gov. John Bel Edwards set up to review and improve Louisiana state government's sexual harassment policies will meet for the first time Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the Iowa Room of the Claiborne state building in Baton Rouge. The task force was former after Edwards' Deputy Chief of Staff Johnny Anderson resigned last month following recent sexual harassment allegations against him.


  8. Former La. Gov. Kathleen Blanco speaks at UL Lafayette graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco will be speaking at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's fall commencement after her first cancer treatment in Philadelphia. Blanco's alma mater, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, spoke as the guest speaker at Friday's Fall 2017 Commencement ceremony.


  9. 'I'm praying for a miracle,' Blanco speaks at UL Lafayette graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Former Governor Kathleen Blanco's speech Friday in Lafayette was not one she planned on giving, at least not any time soon. Days after announcing a very aggressive cancer diagnosis, the former governor spoke at University of Louisiana Lafayette's commencement, telling the crowd it could be her final speech.


  10. Sex trafficking running rampant in Northeast LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Human sex trafficking is an issue running rampant in Louisiana, but it's one we also face right in our own backyard. Reports show that there were over 400 victims of human trafficking in Louisiana last year and half of those were children under 18. Now the Governor's Office of Human Trafficking Prevention is touring nine cities to open the line of communication between human trafficking advocates, educators and law enforcement.


  11. Joint Statement on the US Army Corps of Engineers' Approval of the Bayou Bridge PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Common Dreams

    Yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted permits to Bayou Bridge, LLC, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, to construct a 162.5-mile crude oil pipeline from Lake Charles to St. James, Louisiana. The Army Corps of Engineers refused to conduct a full Environmental Impact Statement for the project, despite pleas for such a study from communities directly impacted by the pipeline.


  12. How the Trump White House and GOP senators fast-track judicial nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GantDaily.com

    It depicted Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, asking Matthew S. Petersen, a commissioner for the FEC, who is up for a seat on US District Court for the District of Columbia, some basic legal questions. That question was not directed at Petersen.


  13. Clean needle programs allowed under New Orleans City Council measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Best of New Orleans

    Community needle exchange and clean-needle programs have the support of New Orleans officials to help combat hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS transmissions as part of the city's ramped-up efforts against opioid overdoses. The New Orleans City Council approved a measure Dec. 14 that updates the city's rules governing drug paraphernalia, which previously banned syringes and needles for nonmedical purposes.


  14. Tauzin, Breaux and Alexander whine, carp over Congressional partisanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | BayouBuzz.com

    Some Louisiana former members of Congress got together recently to whine about Congress. Analyzing past their carping, one can discern the real reasons triggering their views of increased divisiveness in the chambers and its larger meaning.


  15. White Louisianan pleads not guilty in deaths of 2 black menRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | 24 Hours

    A white Louisiana man accused of shooting two black men to death and of firing into the home of a black family in three separate incidents in September has pleaded not guilty to all the charges against him. The Advocate reports that Kenneth James Gleason, 23, entered the plea Wednesday at an arraignment before state District Judge Beau Higginbotham in Baton Rouge.


  16. Mark Hanna v. James Leblanc Secretary Department of Public Safety and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    MARK HANNA, Plaintiff - Appellant v. JAMES M. LEBLANC, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS; LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS; LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, Defendants - Appellees Mark Hanna brought a pro se 42 U.S.C. A 1983 lawsuit, alleging violations of the First and Fourteenth Amendments, against two Louisiana state agencies and the Secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections.


  17. LSU student group seeks to rename buildings on campus though namesakes were not ConfederatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Stars and Stripes

    Now that Confederate names have been stripped from one LSU street and two buildings are slated to be torn down, a coalition of student groups wants to change the names on two of the more prominent buildings on the Baton Rouge campus. Renew LSU on Friday filed the official papers requesting that university administrators change the name of Murphy J. Foster Hall, which sits near the bell tower and is home of the Museum of Natural History.


  18. Op/Ed: Making the Mississippi River MightierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Marine News

    A plan unfolds and support grows for a 50-foot Ship Channel to support economical and efficient grain exports. The Big River Coalition remains at the heart of that collaborative effort to make the Mississippi River Mightier.


  19. What is metastasized ocular melanoma? A look at Blanco's fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    There are only about 2,500 cases of ocular melanoma each year, so experts say it's not surprising not a lot is known about the cancer. Like skin cancer, the disease preys on melanoma cells in eye.


  20. News roundup: Democrat challenging Garret Graves for 6th...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    A Democratic land surveyor has emerged in the 6th Congressional District with the intention of challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Garret Graves for the seat next year. Justin DeWitt announced his candidacy Monday to represent the Baton Rouge-based district, saying that the 2016 flooding that swamped the region persuaded him to run for Congress.