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  • State tax filing extensions for storm affected parishes

    March 23, 2016 1:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Taxpayers affected by recent storms or flooding will have some extra time to file some of their taxes. State officials said Wednesday that the Department of Revenue will waive late filing penalties, late payment fees and other interest that would normally apply. The extended deadline... more »
  • NCAA President Mark Emmert gets contract extension

    February 2, 2016 11:27 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA says its board of governors has voted to extend the contract of President Mark Emmert for three years, through October 2020. The extension was approved during the NCAA convention last month in San Antonio. The vote included an option to add another year to the deal.... more »
  • Officials weigh in on proposed smoking ban for bars, casinos

    February 1, 2016 1:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge officials are starting to weigh in on a proposed smoking ban for casinos and bars. East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council members are questioning what the ban would look like and if it could impact revenue the city-parish receives from casinos. Councilwomen Tara... more »
  • Ascension, St. James Airport gets more land

    July 20, 2015 8:07 AM

    GONZALES- The Louisiana Regional Airport just outside Gonzales grew by about 30 acres last week. The Ascension-St. James Airport and Transportation Authority, which operates the airport, purchased 28.3 acres of undeveloped woodlands south of the airport for just over $677,000. Jared Amato, a member of the airport authority, says the... more »
  • Agent: Pelicans, center Alexis Ajinca agree on 4-year deal

    July 1, 2015 3:30 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Pelicans and 7-foot center Alexis Ajinca have agreed on a four-year, $20.2 million extension. The 27-year-old Ajinca's new contract was confirmed by his agent, Mark Bartelstein, in an email to The Associated Press. Ajinca, who is French, was used last season primarily as a reserve.... more »
  • Oil spill claims assistance centers officially closing Friday

    June 19, 2015 6:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Gulf Coast claims centers that were established to assist people in filing claims under a settlement for property and economic damages from the 2010 BP oil spill are officially closing. Friday's closure comes nearly two weeks after the June 8 deadline for filing claims. Claims Administrator Patrick Juneau... more »
  • Superdome manager slated for five-year contract extension

    January 27, 2015 3:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The private company that manages the Superdome and Smoothie King Center in New Orleans is in line for a contract renewal through 2022. The Interim Emergency Board - a panel of lawmakers and other state officials - agreed Monday to the five-year contract extension. The action also... more »
  • At superintendent's request, contract review pulled Play Video

    December 18, 2014 5:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A member of the East Baton Rouge Parish school board pulled her request Thursday to extend the contract of the district's departing superintendent. Mary Lynch said at Thursday night's board meeting she wanted to withdraw her item at the request of Superintendent Bernard Taylor, whose contract... more »
  • Alleva gets contract extension at LSU

    September 12, 2014 2:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletic director Joe Alleva's proposed three-year extension has been approved by the LSU Board of Supervisors. The board approved the extension without discussion at its September meeting on Friday. The extension comes without a raise for Alleva, who has been LSU's AD since 2008. It will... more »
  • Patrick Peterson confident he will get contract

    May 13, 2014 8:51 AM

    PHOENIX, AZ - Cornerback Patrick Peterson says he's confident he will get a new contract with the Arizona Cardinals. He just doesn't know when. Peterson says the Cardinals and his agent are in the early stages of negotiations with no timetable on reaching an agreement. One thing for sure -... more »
  • Senators strike bipartisan jobless benefits deal

    March 14, 2014 6:05 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - One partisan election-year battle that senators seem likely to resolve when they return from recess later this month is the fight over renewing expired benefits for the long-term unemployed. Bipartisan Senate negotiators say they've struck a $9.7 billion compromise over the issue. They say they've agreed to... more »
  • Pinkel gets raise, extension at Missouri

    March 6, 2014 2:28 PM

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Missouri football Coach Gary Pinkel has signed a new contract that boosts his annual salary above $3 million and extends his previous deal by three years. The new deal increases his guaranteed salary from $2.8 million to $3.1 million and boosts the total salary of his assistant... more »
  • SU Board member resigns

    February 27, 2014 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A member of the Southern University Board of Supervisors has resigned effective immediately. Calvin Braxton sent in a resignation letter late Wednesday night. He was a close supporter of James Llorens, the chancellor of the Baton Rouge campus. The Board of Supervisors voted not to... more »
  • New Orleans Bowl extends ties with Sun Belt

    August 20, 2013 1:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Bowl has extended its relationship with the Sun Belt Conference for an additional six years, running through the 2019 season. The bowl was created in 2001 to give the then-fledgling Sun Belt Conference a post-season tie-in. The conference and bowl game are now in... more »
  • Judge extends time to select jail reform monitor

    August 19, 2013 5:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The city of New Orleans and Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman are asking a federal judge for more time to discuss selection of a monitor for planned reforms at the New Orleans jail. Those reforms are outlined in a court-approved agreement between Gusman and the U.S. Justice... more »
  • Roman Banks signs contract extension with Southern

    April 16, 2013 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University announced this afternoon that head men's basketball coach Roman Banks agreed to a contract extension with the university. "We have reached an agreement, in principle, to extend the contract of Head Coach Roman Banks as the leader of the Southern Jaguars Men's Basketball team,"... more »
  • Louisiana state tax extensions must be filed online

    March 26, 2013 10:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Taxpayers in Louisiana who need more time to submit their individual income or Corporation Income and Franchise Tax returns can no longer file an extension the traditional paper way, according to the state Department of Revenue. A spokesperson said extensions must be filed online before the... more »
  • State tax extensions must be electronically filed

    March 26, 2013 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State taxpayers who require more time to file their 2012 income taxes must submit their extension requests electronically. The Louisiana Department of Revenue implemented the requirement beginning with returns due in 2013. Filing extension requests must be submitted no later than the tax filing deadline. 2012 Louisiana... more »
  • Extension to file Hurricane Isaac claims

    February 22, 2013 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Property owners with flood insurance policies whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac have an additional 60 days to file claims for their flood-related losses. Policy owners now have until April 22 to complete their proof of loss claims. The National Flood Insurance Program says... more »
  • Miles gets pay raise

    February 1, 2013 3:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Board of Supervisors signed-off on a pay raise for the school's head football coach, Les Miles. Sports 2 Director Michael Cauble Tweeted that there were "no questions, no opposition" to the increase. Miles received a $549,000 annual pay raise. The change bumps his salary... more »
  • Board to decide on Les Miles contract extension

    January 24, 2013 10:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A pay increase and extension for LSU head football coach Les Miles' contract will go before the Board of Supervisors on Feb. 1, according to the university. LSU athletic director Joe Alleva said the amendment to the contract was agreed upon in December, increasing his annual... more »
  • 2nd top La extension service official is retiring

    January 14, 2013 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A second top official of the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service is retiring. The LSU AgCenter said Monday that Dwight Landreneau - an AgCenter associate vice chancellor and associate director of the extension service - will retire June 1. On Jan. 4, extension service director and AgCenter vice... more »
  • Deadline approaching for Isaac-delayed taxes

    January 7, 2013 10:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The IRS reminded people today that this Friday is the deadline for certain tax filings delayed by Hurricane Isaac. After Isaac passed through Louisiana on Sept. 5, the IRS postponed several tax filing and payment deadlines for taxpayers in Louisiana and Mississippi, giving them until Jan.... more »

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