For the 11th straight year, Louisiana’s Economic Development Fast Start program is ranked as the best in the nation. Business Facilities puts the ranking together every year and Fast Start executive director Paul Helton says the program provides workforce training, recruitment, and selection services for Louisiana companies who are expanding or businesses who are re-locating to the Bayou State…
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The state department of education reports the state’s high school graduation rate for the Class 2019 was 80-percent, a slight decline from the previous year. State Education Superintendent Cade Brumley says it’s too early to determine whether the pandemic will result in an even lower graduation rate for the Class of 2020, but….
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The state reports Sergeant Rosa Thomas is the latest prison employee at Angola to die from COVID-19. Kevin Barnhart has more…
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State Police is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that happened last night in Lake Charles. Investigators say Lake Charles police officers responded to an alleged carjacking. A pursuit ensued and the suspect drove several blocks before crashing into a home. L-S-P says the suspect was in possession of a firearm and officers shot at him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.