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LSU proposes layoffs, budget cuts

238 LSU employees would be laid off and 22 vacant jobs on campus would go unfilled as part of the university's initial response to a $46 million dollar budget shortfall, according to documents just released by the university.

The job reductions are part of a proposal that still needs approval.

The reductions would come in the first two steps of a three-step plan to respond to the proposed shortfall.   Details of the third step of the plan have not yet been released. 

THE WAFB.COM STAFF IS CURRENTLY POSTING THE DETAILS OF LSU'S PROPOSAL ONLINE.  CHECK WWW.WAFB.COM FOR UPDATES.

WAFB'S ANDRE MOREAU WILL HAVE THE LATEST ON THIS BREAKING NEWS ON WAFB 9NEWS AT 6.

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