A winter storm warning remains in effect for parishes along the I-20 corridor as a significant snowfall is expected. Traveling along I-20 has not been easy the last couple of days, and Marty Mayeaux, with the National Weather Service, says the situation will only get worse with more sleet and snow…
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Several parishes to the south of the interstate are under a winter weather advisory. There are reports of snow and freezing rain in northwest Louisiana.
The Board of Regents approved a plan which would create a uniform policy for Louisiana’s colleges in how they deal with sexual assault claims. Higher education commissioner Joe Wallo says they are all about letting the students know leaders are there to help and to listen…
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He says higher ed institutions have to develop a protocol to follow when someone comes forward with a sexual assault allegation.
The three physician team that will perform the court ordered psychiatric examination of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson must be assembled today. Legal analyst Tim Meche says says these examinations are meant to determine whether Benson is capable of making reasonable decisions concerning his care of his person and his property…
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The physician team must report their findings by March 13.
Viking Cruises announces they’ll begin offering trips along the Mississippi River from the Port of New Orleans. The plan is to have the operation going by 2017. Port of New Orleans President Gary LaGrange:
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The move means hundreds of jobs and a boost to the state’s tourism industry according to Governor Bobby Jindal.