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Louisiana schools go smoke-free Friday - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 01:32
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Starting Friday, public colleges and universities in Louisiana will be required to make their campuses smoke-free. Several schools have taken a step beyond that, making their campuses tobacco-free as well, including all of Central Louisiana's colleges and universities. The Town Talk reports (http://townta.lk/Xj4VyZ ) Central Louisiana Technical Community College, Louisiana State University of Alexandria and Northwestern State University are all enacting tobacco-free policies.
Louisiana holds sales tax holiday this weekend - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 22:31
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's annual state sales tax holiday is Friday and Saturday. Over the two-day period, most retail purchases are exempt from the 4-cent state sales tax, up to the first $2,500 of an item's price. The tax holiday doesn't apply to vehicle purchases, meals at restaurants or taxable services, like hotel room rentals or athletic event tickets.
Bossier Little League Softball heading to World Series!
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 09:31
WACO, TX (KSLA) - The 12 and under Louisiana Little League softball team shut out Texas West 7-0 to win the 2014 Southwest Region Little League Softball Championship. The all-stars from Bossier, Louisiana took advantage of a couple of two out single in the first inning to grab the early lead and pitcher Raelin Chaffin made that pay off by shutting out Texas West by allowing only six hits.
Louisiana Tech to debut new alternate helmet (Photo)
Monday, 28 July 2014 08:35
Louisiana Tech is latest school to bring an alternate helmet to Conference USA. We’ve seen some unique looks from Southern Miss and Florida Atlantic this offseason, and it was announced Tuesday that the Bulldogs will show off brand new lids for its home contest against UTEP on October 4 – a game that is slated to be a "red out" at Joe Aillet Stadium.
Salary Survey
Saturday, 26 July 2014 20:51
Talascend is currently seeking a Timekeeper for a contract opportunity located in Cameron, Louisiana. OVERVIEW: Perform all duties, under the direction of the Lead Timekeeper, necessary to ensure timely and accurate processing of craft payroll operations in accordance with the established policies and procedures. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for field timekeeping and payroll related activities for the Project at Johnson Bayou, in Cameron, Louisiana, including but not limited to:Verification of daily craft attendance using Client's electronic…
Louisiana man arrested on drug charges
Friday, 25 July 2014 18:45
Posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:30 pm Louisiana man arrested on drug chargesFrom staff reportsThe Daily Sentinel | 0 comments A Louisiana man remained in the Nacogdoches County jail on Friday on $22,500 bond after being arrested on drug charges. According to the probable-cause affidavit for his arrest, Billy Joe Williams, 29, of Shreveport, was stopped by a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper on Friday for a traffic violation when three pounds of marijuana…
Louisiana firm wins West Pier contract - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:39
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - The Port of Gulfport has awarded a $47 million for work on the port's West Pier. The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/WHjigL ) the contract went to Southern Industrial Contractors LLC of Rayville, Louisiana. The company will build a transit shed for tenants Dole Fresh Fruit Co. and Crowley Liner Services Inc., and Dole's administrative office building and entry gate.
Public Service Commissioner to discuss emergency communications system for electric utility outages
Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:04
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell is calling for an emergency communications system for electric utility outages that occur across Louisiana. Campbell wants all electric utilities in Louisiana to send automated telephone and text messages to customers when outages occur. “The system I have in mind would let customers know when their power is out and when it will be back on,” Campbell said.
Louisiana imaging center signs on with PPJE
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 03:25
RENO, Nev., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPJ Enterprise (OTC Pink: PPJE) (PPJE), a leader in proprietary automated health care reimbursement cycle software, online health information digital systems software and medical practice information management digital system software, has announced Professional Billing Service, has agreed on a new contract to provide its billing, collections and practice management services to an imaging center headquartered in Louisiana.
Louisiana ranks 47th in national Kids Count survey - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Monday, 21 July 2014 22:26
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana fell one spot to 47th in an annual national ranking of child well-being that looks at poverty, education and health access. The Kids Count report was released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private charitable organization that had Louisiana ranked at 46th in 2013. The state improved on education and health care benchmarks, like proficiency in reading and math, high school graduation rates and health insurance coverage.
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