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IBM holds recruiting session at Southern University

With IBM en route to Baton Rouge, the hiring and recruiting process is well underway. Today, it continued at Southern Univeristy.

Child advocates to visit State Capitol tomorrow

Child Advocacy Centers (CAC) and CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, will join hundreds of other child and family advocates at the Capitol on April 18.

Bill to ban more synthetic drugs passes through house committee

A bill that would outlaw more synthetic cannabinoids and bath salt type drugs - is one step closer to being made law.

Former governors meet to discuss changes in Louisiana, taxes

A rare meeting of all four living former governors of Louisiana took place at an LSU government panel.

Advocates for cigarette tax increase rally at the State Capitol

Dozens of people filled the steps of the State Capitol today, pushing for an increase in the cigarette tax.

BESE Board ok's plan to change high school guidance counsoler policy

Louisiana high schools could soon have more options when it comes to how they provide guidance counseling for students.

Alex Box Stadium field to be named after legendary coach Skip Bertman

The LSU Board of Supervisors on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal from the LSU Athletic Department to name the baseball field at Alex Box Stadium after legendary baseball coach Skip Bertman.

$1 Billion ammonia production project announced in Jefferson Parish, will create 540 new jobs

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal – along with Dyno Nobel Americas President Daniel McAtee and Cornerstone Chemical CEO Greg Zoglio – announced the companies will invest a combined $1.025 billion for a new ammonia production facility and

Arrest made in Boston Marathon Bombings

An arrest has been made in the Boston bombings investigation based on two videos showing images of the suspect, a federal law enforcement source told CNN's Fran Townsend.

BOSTON PD: No arrest made in bombing case

There is conflicting information as to whether someone has been arrested in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings. A federal law enforcement source told CNN's Fran Townsend that someone was arrested.