LSU has seen more than its share of emergencies in recent months, from a bomb threat to Hurricane Isaac. Tuesday, faculty, staff and students gathered to talk about how the university handled those incidents.
Crime was rampant in the Melrose East area of Baton Rouge a few years ago, but that has since changed. With the help of MECA, the Melrose East Community Association, the area is slowly growing and crime has decreased.
The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) reminds holiday shoppers that “online” does not mean “tax-free.” Louisiana’s consumer use tax applies to purchases in which a retailer does not charge sales tax.