Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief and stimulus checks bill OK in sight

The bill would provide direct payments of up to $1,400 to most Americans and money for COVID-19 vaccines and testing, aid to state and local governments, help for schools and the airline industry and subsidies for health insurance.
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Southern baseball holds off Grambling State to win 8-7

Authorities responding to deadly crash on Scenic Highway

Golden Eagles bats start hot & stay hot in win over Tigers

Third party law firm shows LSU’s mishandling of Drake Davis case

Gov. Edwards office releases statement on Husch Blackwell findings

Governor John Bel Edwards office has released a statement after Husch Blackwell has released their findings on how LSU handled sexual misconduct allegations.
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  Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief and stimulus checks bill OK in sight

Eight Democrats voted against the proposal, suggesting that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and other progressives vowing to continue the fight in coming months will face a difficult fight.

MISSING: SU nursing student last seen in 7th Ward; foul play possible

Aggies dominate LSU in the SEC tournament

Alleva recommended firing Les Miles in 2013 over inappropriate behavior

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  Southern’s first and last spring home game Saturday; what you need to know

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  33 Louisiana Lawmakers send the governor a letter urging him to fully reopen Louisiana and end mask mandate

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  Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery

Unemployment fell from 6.3% to 6.2%, the Labor Department reported Friday. That is down dramatically from 14.8% last April.

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  LSU releases law firm’s review of sexual misconduct cases; two athletic officials suspended

Golden Eagles bats start hot & stay hot in win over Tigers

It was the perfect storm for the Golden Eagles who snapped No. 11 ranked LSU baseball’s seven game winning streak. Oral Roberts got the party started by scoring eight runs in the top of the first inning and never really looked back.

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LSU following state of La. in moving to Phase 3

LSU has announced it is moving to Phase 3, following in-step with reduced restrictions by Gov. John Bel Edwards for the state of Louisiana.
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Woman discovers mystery room behind bathroom mirror in her NYC apartment

It started with a weird draft in the bathroom.

  REPORT: Les Miles was reprimanded by LSU in 2013 for inappropriate behavior with female students

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