Dunham High football star Derek Stingley to choose his college today; LSU a possibility
Posted on 6/20/2018 6:10:00 AM.
One of the top high school prospects in the country will decide today whether he’ll attend LSU, Florida or Texas. Cornerback Derek Stingley Junior of Dunham High School in Baton Rouge was recently ranked by Rivals.com as the nation’s top recruit for the Class of 2019.
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Student rally at State Capitol to support TOPS and higher education funding
Posted on 6/20/2018 5:16:00 AM.

LSU Student Government hosts a rally at the State Capitol today to call for full funding of TOPS and higher education. If lawmakers do not act before the end of the fiscal year on June 30th, then students will face a 30% cut to TOPS and a $21 million dollar reduction in funding for LSU.

LSU Student Government President Stewart Lockett says they want to give students a voice about their future.
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World record bingo attempt at Louisiana nursing home
Posted on 6/20/2018 4:47:00 AM.

A new world record may belong to people of a nursing home in Crowley by the end of the week. Elder Outreach and Team Mergist will attempt the world’s longest game of bingo with 24 hours of continuous play starting today at Southwind Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

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First full day of special session: no votes taken, old arguments rehashed
Posted on 6/19/2018 1:16:00 PM.

A House committee heard testimony on tax bills during the first full day of the latest special session but took no votes. That frustrated at least one lawmaker, Jackson Representative Kenny Havard, who has authored a bill to renew a portion of the one-cent sales tax that expires June 30th.

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Louisiana agriculture industry concerned about trade war with China
Posted on 6/19/2018 12:52:00 PM.

The escalating trade war with China is not good news for Louisiana’s Agriculture Industry. Ag Commissioner Mike Strain says the Bayou State has the largest trade surplus with China


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Louisiana Tech's Nursing Division ranks first in the nation
Posted on 6/19/2018 12:27:00 PM.
There are over two thousand nursing programs throughout the U.S., but only one can be ranked number one. That distinction now belongs to Louisiana Tech University’s Division of Nursing. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing ranks programs based on the rate at which graduates pass the licensing exam. Chair of the Division of Nursing at LA Tech, Dr. Donna Hood credits the latest accolade to the determination of the faculty and students.More
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