5:30 PM Newscast

Yahoo Sports says Baton Rouge basketball guru Shannon Foreman was the target of suspended LSU coach Will Wade’s “strong ass offer”, mentioned on a reported FBI wiretap…

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The Tigers will be in action in Washington DC as they take on Michigan State tomorrow in the sweet 16 under interim coach Tony Benford, who will face off against hall of fame spartans coach Tom Izzo. Tip-off is 6:09PM.


AAA estimates the average price of gallon of regular this spring will be 20 cents lower than it was last year, and a study shows that could encourage as many as one in three Americans to take an additional road trip. Fuel analyst Don Redman says the organization recently completed an extensive study that showed many of the higher grade gasoline options are worth the money…

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LSU is launching the state’s largest ever education fundraising effort, aiming to raise 1.5 billion dollars for the entire LSU system. 60 percent of the funds raised will go towards academics, and the other 40 percent will fund athletics. LSU Foundation spokesperson Sarah Whitaker says the “Fierce for the Future” campaign is the first to unite fundraising for all eight LSU campuses.

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