Governor Bobby Jindal announced plans for an institute specializing in coastal restoration, protection and water management. The research facility will be called ‘The Water Campus’ located in downtown Baton Rouge.
On Tuesday, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the interim appointment of Lynn Robertson as mayor of Port Allen. Robertson will fill the vacant seat that resulted from the recall of former Mayor Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter.
UPDATE: The victim in the Tuesday morning pileup on LA 1 has been identified as 62-year-old Donald L. Jenkins of Plaquemine.
We are continuing to update this story as State Police release more information.
High-tech investors have been excited recently about the rising value of Bitcoins. But they are not just a collectible for computer nerds. More and more, small businesses are getting in on the Bitcoin rush.