Lumen Technologies in Monroe has donated its 800-thousand-square-foot commercial offices to the University of Louisiana – Monroe. Kevin Gallagher reports…:
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The federal government has announced its approval of a disaster declaration for Louisiana commercial fisheries over revenue lost due to three 2020 hurricanes. Teiko Foxx has more…
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The College World Series Champion LSU Tigers were welcomed home by the home crowd yesterday. Kace Kieschnick has more…
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Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans has been recognized as the number one kid’s hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report for the third year. System Chair of Pediatrics Dr. William Lennarz says Ochsner is committed to providing top-quality care for kids across the Gulf South.
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The 17th annual Best Children’s Hospital rankings recognize the top 50 pediatric facilities across the U.S. in 10 pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes, and endocrinology. Lennarz says more than thirty plus pediatric specialties and sub-specialties care for 76 thousand children every year.
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The hospital was also recognized as a national leader in pediatric cardiology and heart surgery and pediatric orthopedics. These rankings help parents with children who have rare or life-threatening illnesses and their doctors in choosing the right hospital for them.
Lennarz says the children’s hospital excelled at factors such as clinical outcomes, level and quality of hospital resources…
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Ochsner Hospital for Children offers the only pediatric heart and liver transplant program in the state and has been recognized as a national healthcare leader since 2017.
Lumen Technologies announces it is donating its local facilities campus to U.L.-Monroe. Lumen is moving more to hybrid and remote work, leaving the two buildings largely unused. ULM President Dr. Ronald Berry says Lumen (originally known as CenturyTel) approached them about the 800-thousand-square-foot facility…:
Cut 7 (13) “…and Lumen’s leadership.”
Lumen’s Mark Molzen says, as more employees started working from home, they sought a suitable use for their large two-building campus. He says they have had a long partnership with ULM and giving the university the facility seems like the right move…:
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Lumen plans to lease back just over 50-thousand square feet of space for meetings and in-person events. ULM President Ron Berry says the university will seek to recruit local and regional firms to move into the former Lumen Technologies Center for Excellence…:
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The mixed-use commercial facility will be renamed for CenturyTel founder and Monroe benefactor Clarke Williams.
U.S. Commerce Department announces the state’s saltwater finfish, oyster, and shrimping industries will receive financial support due to revenue losses caused by the 2020 hurricanes. State Wildlife Fisheries Biologist Administrator Jason Froeba says this is good news for the state.”
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How much will be allocated will be determined by NOAA. Froeba says despite waiting two years on federal financial assistance from a 2019 disaster, the determination is another step towards disaster funding.
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Froeba says shortly after the storms LDWF and LSU Ag Center put together a report on estimated damages and NOAA had a 35% loss requirement to be eligible.
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Froeba says the process will help the seafood industry be more resilient to future disasters. Funding recovers losses from 2020 hurricanes Laura, Delta, and Zeta.
The National Champion LSU baseball team returned home yesterday to the cheers and support of the Tigers faithful. Hundreds of fans reflected on a victorious season and welcomed home what some believe to be one of the greatest in LSU history…
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The Tigers players celebrate a well-deserved triumphant end to the season. For many of the Tigers stars it will be how they cap off their careers in Baton Rouge. This Tigers team relied on both LSU veterans and young talent, and there are a lot of fan favorites…
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In a season that began with Omaha-or-Bust expectations, fans, players, and coaches celebrated a successful end to a long season. As the Tigers fought back through the College World Series, many fans said it wasn’t hard to tell what set this group apart…
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Pelicans first-round pick Jordan Hawkins was welcomed to the team today. The Uconn guard spent 2 seasons with the Huskies including an NCAA championship run this past season. The 21-year-old says his experience on a championship-winning team has helped prepare him for the NBA…
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Hawkins was widely regarded as one of the best shooters in this year’s draft. Specializing in of-ball movement and shooting, Hawkins was a 39 percent three-point shooter at Uconn. He says he’s studied some of the greatest shooters ever to improve his Reggie Miller style of play…
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Although he’s known for his shooting, he’s also shown flashes of athleticism and says he’s added 10 pounds this offseason to adapt to the NBA’s physical defense. Hawkins will provide some much-needed shooting for the Pelicans but says he’s ready to contribute however necessary…
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