The government is increasing spending on broadband as the pandemic made stark that millions of Americans did not have access to, and could not afford, broadband at a time when jobs, school and health care was moving online.
With the NFL season approaching and the full schedule set to be released on Wednesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. the New Orleans Saints will host the Green Bay Packers to open 2021 regular season the team announced.
Heavy rain threat appears to be diminishing, scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will remain possible today. Temperatures aren’t expected to move a whole lot through the day, with highs only reaching the mid to upper 70s after a morning start in the upper 60s.
The LSU Tigers improved their resume on Tuesday, May 11 as they took down No. 14 Louisiana Tech 16-8. The game was called in the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs due to severe weather in the area.
Flooding in folks’ yards or streets is not uncommon in Louisiana after a large rainstorm but when Dwayne Knighten bought his house two years ago, he didn’t realize that every time it rained he would have waterfront property.
Louisiana has a new member of Congress. Rep. Troy Carter (D-LA) took his seat on Capitol Hill Tuesday after winning a special election late last month. Carter fills this void during a busy time in our nation’s capital.
Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D., were joined by other state, parish, and city officials to celebrate the beginning of construction on the new I-10 College Drive exit in Baton Rouge.