4 employees leave LSU over state law dispute

LSU says four highly-compensated university employees who refused to follow a state law tied to their employment have resigned.

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  Feds give employers easier path to dump retiree pensions

That decision reverses Obama-era guidance that banned the practice of offering lump-sum payments to seniors. Pensions provide a guaranteed monthly income for as long as an employee lives in retirement.

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Steel pipe manufacturing facility expanding; 128 new jobs to be created

WAFB wins four awards from LAB, including Television Station of the Year

  DOTD: Company with history of delaying projects caused extended two-lane closure Thursday morning

La. fire company praised for extinguishing Texas plant fire

Louisiana borrowing $185M to start interstate projects

Louisiana will borrow $185 million in April to finance highly sought roadwork from a widening of Interstate 10 in the capital city to a new Interstate 20 access for Barksdale Air Force Base
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Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Democrats, CNN

A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump.

Man wanted for striking victim with bottle, home invasion

  DOTD says repairs to Intracoastal Bridge could last a month after dump truck collision

  Medical providers say don’t stop taking blood pressure medicine

  Repair costs piling up for Intracoastal Bridge

World Meteorological Organization retires storm names Florence and Michael

  Denham Springs mobile home park the subject of second 9News Investigation

  LSU administration touts academic success, despite string of problems

  La. woman facing murder charge after admitting to giving her toddler drugs daily for several months

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  Facebook exposed millions of passwords in plain text

Facebook says there is no evidence that employees had abused access to this data.

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  No. 3 LSU basketball survives against No. 14 Yale to advance in NCAA Tournament

  LSU vs Yale: Let the madness begin

No. 3 seed LSU (26-6) will face No. 14 seed Yale Thursday at 11:40 a.m. in Jacksonville, FL.

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  Attorney files appeal after judge denies motion for change of venue due to Confederate monument outside of E Feliciana courthouse

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Another hypertension tablet recalled due to impurity

Dept. of Treasury: Look out for unclaimed property checks in the mail

If you’re one of thousands of Louisiana residents to receive an unexpected check in the mail from the state -- it’s legit, don’t throw it out.
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  Residents fret about TX chemical plant fire, despite assurances

Authorities lifted Thursday's order to remain indoors after several hours, saying tests showed the elevated levels of benzene in the air had cleared.

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  Former head of La. higher education calls for removal of top-ranking LSU officials

  Two mothers blow the whistle on alleged abuse at capital area schools

  Man accused of shooting his nephew while he was mowing the yard, then shooting himself