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  • Lafayette school board to revamp attendance policy

    March 25, 2013 8:55 AM

    LAFAYETTE- Lafayette Parish School Board members would be able to miss up to five meetings in a calendar year before facing penalties under a revised attendance policy recommended by the board's executive committee. The revisions, which come after some board members have faced criticism for their absences, would clarify some... more »
  • Cardinals end pre-conclave meetings

    March 11, 2013 12:45 PM

    VATICAN CITY (AP) - The cardinals who'll decide on a successor to Pope Benedict have wrapped up their pre-conclave discussions. Vatican Officials say they voted to end their deliberations even though some still wanted to speak. Spokesman The Reverend Thomas Rosica (roh-SEE'-kah) says most felt they had "enough information." The... more »
  • Forums to focus on Baton Rouge school safety

    February 14, 2013 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish school system scheduled four community forums next week to talk to parents about school safety and get feedback on how to make schools safer. The forums are scheduled for Monday through Wednesday at four schools. Baton Rouge Magnet High is hosting Monday,... more »
  • Chiefs from mass-shooting towns to meet with Obama

    January 28, 2013 7:25 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will meet with police chiefs from three communities that have experienced mass shootings, part of his administration's push to address gun violence. Obama is drawing attention to the worst shootings of 2012, inviting the police chiefs from: Aurora, Colo., where 12 were killed in July;... more »
  • LSU board redoing vote on controversial job merger

    December 7, 2012 10:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's governing board is re-voting on its plans to merge the jobs of university system president and flagship campus chancellor. The Board of Supervisors will reconsider the idea Friday. The latest vote is designed to address concerns from the attorney general's office that the October decision was... more »
  • Source: Obama officials, lawmakers set for talks

    November 28, 2012 1:08 PM

    WASHINGTON - An administration official says two of President Barack Obama's top negotiators on the "fiscal cliff" will meet separately on Thursday with leading lawmakers. The sessions are seen as an important step in determining how the government will avoid a year-end package of tax increases and spending cuts that... more »
  • Millage rollbacks to be discussed in upcoming meetings Play Video

    June 25, 2012 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Millage rates in East Baton Rouge Parish will be the center of discussion at more than a dozen upcoming organization's meetings. The BREC board is scheduled to vote Thursday on rolling a property tax millage forward. It would raise more than $1.4 million dollars for the... more »
  • Superintendent plans teacher town hall meetings

    April 19, 2012 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Superintendent of Education John White is setting up meetings across the state with teachers and education leaders to talk about education changes in the works. White announced Thursday that he's planned 22 meetings in 16 cities, starting with two events in New Orleans. Half of those meetings... more »
  • Meetings proposed to discuss smoking-free bars

    April 9, 2012 7:42 AM

    LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette city-parish program to publicly commend bars that go smoke-free has attracted no interest, prompting the councilman who proposed it to consider town hall meetings on the issue. Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux proposed the recognition program about a month ago after hearing from residents who hope for a... more »
  • Parents required to attend workshops to help truant kids

    October 4, 2010 5:16 PM

    Letters have been sent home to parents of nearly 2,000 East Baton Rouge students for having five or more days of unexcused absences at school. Parents are now required to attend early warning workshops to help change the behavior of their truant kids. "I probably just be sleeping and don't... more »
  • Monroe mayor puts police chief on leave

    February 17, 2010 7:17 AM

    Monroe Police Chief Ron Schleuter has been placed on administrative leave with pay in connection with allegations he secretly recorded conversations and meetings he had with city officials, including Mayor Jamie Mayo. Mayo and Schleuter met Tuesday afternoon for the first time since last Thursday when the story first broke.... more »

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