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SU, LSU students react to fury in Ferguson

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 20:44
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Although thousands of people across America protested Tuesday, there were no organized large protests in Baton Rouge. However, there was a sense of uneasiness for some students at Southern University and LSU. Some students believe they are unsafe and fear for their lives, others think the events in Ferguson, MO is an ongoing battle of racism in America. "Sometimes it strikes a little fear I guess," said Lawrence Williams, a…
Name in airport history honored
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 20:15
LAFAYETTE — The hangar is now gone, the one that bore Paul Fournet’s name and marked the spot where his air transportation business and pilot school flourished for decades. So on Tuesday, Lafayette Regional Airport officials unveiled a monument to makes sure air travelers entering and leaving the airport know Fournet’s name. Adorned on marble at the entrance to the airport is the title “Paul Fournet Field,” which the airport now officially calls its airfield.
UL-Lafayette beefing up programs to meet workforce needs
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 20:15
LAFAYETTE — The University of Louisiana at Lafayette plans to funnel about $1.3 million into new faculty positions and personnel who will focus on producing more graduates in engineering, computing and nursing to meet workforce needs. Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy Fund Breakdown of WISE Fund allocation By college Engineering — $870,700 Computing — $918,539 Nursing — $223,219 Total — $2,012,458 By expense Personnel — $1,369,867 Scholarships — $320,599
Advocate reporter will not appear in court
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 20:15
A reporter for The Advocate will not have to appear in court as part of a Baton Rouge lawyer’s federal defamation lawsuit against a police detective. In quashing the motion that would have required reporter Jim Mustian to testify about an article he wrote, U.S. Magistrate Judge Richard Bourgeois Jr. said that whatever details lawyers want from Mustian could be obtained from Mustian’s sources in the story — namely Baton Rouge Cold Case Detective John…
A sweet step back in time
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 20:14
Angola —Inmate Pete Clement, the mule driver, bit into a syrup-sopped biscuit as armed prison guards looked on. “Boy, that is good!” he said. Tuesday was syrup-making day at the Louisiana State Penitentiary. Last year, Angola got back into the cane syrup business after a decades-old hiatus. Prisoners cook the sticky-sweet food using ancient techniques and sell the product at the prison gift shop. Workers fed the prison-grown sugar cane into a mill powered by…
Candidates in US Senate race create memorable ads
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 19:31
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - In a sea of political ads, it's sometimes hard to get noticed, but there have been two commercials that were released late in the US Senate race that stick out. It may be hard to remember who appropriated what for which border fence or who's bill did what for the failed Keystone Pipeline, but chances are Louisiana voters know Congressman Bill Cassidy sometimes loses his place in a speech or…
LSU center to host entrepreneurs from Mexico, South America
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 19:07
LSU’s Louisiana Business & Technology Center will host 20 entrepreneurs from Mexico and South America in February for two weeks of training and mentoring on U.S. business practices and rules. Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru will send five successful entrepreneurs each. “The entrepreneurs selected to visit Louisiana are from the food and agriculture industries,” said Charles D’Agostino, the LBTC’s executive director. Funding for the program is provided by the United States Agency for International Development,…
Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 19:07
FERGUSON, Mo. — Attorneys for Michael Brown’s family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, while the officer insisted in his first public statements that he could not have done anything differently in the confrontation. As darkness fell, hundreds more National Guardsmen were ordered into Ferguson in hopes that their presence would help local law enforcement keep order in the St. Louis suburb. During an interview…
SU, LSU students react to fury in Ferguson, MO
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 18:24
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Although thousands of people across America protested Tuesday, there were no organized large protests in Baton Rouge. However, there was a sense of uneasiness for some students at Southern University and LSU. Some students believe they are unsafe and fear for their lives, others think the events in Ferguson, MO is an ongoing battle of racism in America. "Sometimes it strikes a little fear I guess. The political system feels…
Thanksgiving assistance program helps families in need
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 18:24
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Thanksgiving Giveaway helps in-need families with food and supplies. The Baton Rouge Association of Minority Firefighters and Gamma Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. hosted its 8th annual Thanksgiving Giveaway on Monday. The firefighters help identify families who have been forced out of their homes due to fires, and the sorority identifies in-need families from the ERB Parish school system. When identified, families received thanksgiving care…
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