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Gov. Jindal to deliver commencement at Liberty University

Gov. Jindal to deliver commencement at Liberty University

Posted 5:06 AM 4/17/2014 by Hunter Robinson

LYNCHBURG, VA - Another early Republican presidential prospect is heading to Liberty University. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will deliver the keynote commencement address May 10 at the Virginia university founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell. The Lynchburg school announced his (More)

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Parents, students, and faculty respond to school's abrupt closure

Posted 5:11 AM 4/17/2014 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - The Career Academy Public Charter High School in Baton Rouge is closing because there is no building to accommodate the students.

The building is rented out by East Baton Rouge Parish Schools and it is asking for the building back for a new magnet middle school set to open in (More)

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Police exchange gunfire with group, officer injured

Police exchange gunfire with group, officer injured

Posted 4:40 AM 4/17/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE- A narcotics search warrant ended with an exchange of gunfire where a Baton Rouge Police officer was injured.

The incident happened on 36th at Cain Street, near the intersection of North Acadian and Gus Young.

Police said they only could release preliminary information (More)

Yesterday

Sunshine Bridge construction creates problems for drivers

Posted 9:00 PM 4/16/2014 by Ryan Naquin

DONALDSONVILLE - Structural repairs to the Sunshine Bridge are creating long commutes and no room for error for drivers.

Since February, the bridge has been down to one lane in each direction and with a 13-and-a-half feet height limit.

Tuesday, an 18-wheeler clipped the overhead (More)

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