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Higher ed leaders are celebrating the 38 billion dollar budget for next year that’s headed to the Governor’s desk. Contained within is a roughly two and a half percent average pay raise for higher ed faculty, and a few other items that UL System President Jim Henderson calls transformative…

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TOPs is fully funded and Go Grants have also been expanded.

Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Colonel Joey Strickland asks you to take a moment out of your day today to pay respects to those who died serving the United States. He says Memorial Day is most importantly about those who fell but is also an opportunity to remember those who are still serving, like our National Guardsmen who are overseas…

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Hurricane season starts tomorrow so check your flood insurance renewal status.

If you’re hitting the waterways you are not alone on this Memorial Day. A boat towing company says to expect a jump in the number of boaters and new navigators. Brooke Thorington has more…

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We’ll find out whether or not LSU makes it into the NCAA tournament today at 11 AM. The team had a disappointing 13 and 17 SEC record but their chances could be buoyed by coach Paul Mainieri’s retirement announcement. In other college baseball news Tech will be hosting a regional.