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  • Livingston Parish Superintendent to retire in July

    May 2, 2016 6:24 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Livingston Parish Superintendent, John Watson, is retiring after 33 years in the school system, according to school officials. Watson has been superintendent for the parish for 3 years and 8 months. Watson’s contract was set to end at the end of December, but he decided the transition out... more »
  • LSU retires Furniss' 36 Play Video

    April 23, 2016 12:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Eddy Furniss' sweet swing is forever etched in the memories of Tiger fans, and LSU cemented his place in Tigers' lore Friday night by retiring his number 36. That honor has only been bestowed on two other's: Skip Bertman and Ben McDonald. "It's really something... more »
  • Tulane athletic director Dickson to retire in May

    September 25, 2015 5:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson, who led the effort to bring football Saturday's back to campus from the Superdome, says he will retire next May. Dickson has held his current post since 2000 and oversaw not only the construction of new facilities, but also the rebuilding... more »
  • David Letterman signs off

    May 21, 2015 4:36 AM

    NEW YORK- David Letterman has signed off as host of NBC's "Late Show." He was ushered into retirement Wednesday night by four presidents and a long list of celebrities. Letterman said goodbye after 33 years and 6,028 broadcasts of his late-night shows on CBS and NBC. The final "Late Show"... more »
  • Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

    March 27, 2015 8:21 AM

    WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is announcing he will not seek re-election to another term. The 75-year-old Reid says in a statement issued by his office Friday that he wants to make sure Democrats regain control of the Senate next year and that it would be "inappropriate" for... more »
  • 'Bone Lady' talks about most emotional case Play Video

    January 21, 2015 10:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's Mary Manhein will retire from the FACES Lab at the end of April after years of helping those who can not speak for themselves. FACES reconstructs skulls and identifies remains to help authorities link missing persons with their families. "I'm going to miss them,"... more »
  • LSU Faces director Mary Manhein to retire

    January 21, 2015 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After more than three decades as a forensic expert who ran the LSU FACES Lab and gained the nickname "The Bone Lady," Mary Manhein announced plans to retire from LSU later this spring. Manhein said her retirement would be effective April 30, and that it was... more »
  • BRPD battling increase in officer retirement Play Video

    November 17, 2014 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A new class of officers graduated on Monday while the Baton Rouge police department battle a potential personnel shortage. The Baton Rouge Police department 80th Basic Training Academy held a commencement ceremony for 34 new police trainees at the Independence Park Theatre. "I like to stand... more »
  • Derek Jeter has RBI single in last at-bat

    September 28, 2014 3:14 PM

    BOSTON - Derek Jeter hit a run-scoring infield single in the final at-bat of his 20-year major league career, leaving to a standing ovation at Fenway Park. The New York Yankees captain hit a high chop that bounced off a hand of leaping Red Sox third baseman Garin Cecchini, and... more »
  • Ascension school board member retires after 37 years

    August 29, 2014 2:32 PM

    GONZALES - A member of the Ascension Parish School Board will call it quits after 37 years of service on the board for District 5. A.J. Nickens, 76, announced his retirement and decision to withdraw from the November elections to the state Thursday. Nickens described his decision as... more »
  • Legendary Pete Fountain putting down his clarinet

    April 17, 2014 9:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Legendary musician Pete Fountain has retired from public performing his family said late Thursday, according to WWLTV.com . Described as a musical icon and great clarinetist, the 83-year-old said it is time to retire. The announcement came from his son-in-law who has acted as his manager for... more »
  • WBR school superintendent to retire

    October 17, 2013 7:29 AM

    PORT ALLEN - West Baton Rouge Parish School Superintendent David Corona says he's retiring from the school system effective in July. Corona made the announcement on his 65th birthday during the school board's regular meeting Wednesday night. Corona, who will have served as the school district's superintendent for... more »
  • MLB Commissioner Bud Selig to retire in 2015

    September 26, 2013 2:27 PM

    Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he plans to retire in January 2015. The 79-year-old Selig has repeatedly said since 2003 that his retirement was imminent, but Thursday marked the first time he issued a formal statement. He says he will announce a transition plan shortly that will include... more »
  • Donavan McNabb to retire as an Eagle

    July 28, 2013 12:37 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Six-time Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb will officially retire a member of the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday. McNabb played 11 of his 13 seasons with the Eagles, leading them to eight playoff appearances, five NFC East titles, five conference championship games and one Super Bowl loss. The 36-year-old... more »
  • Former Saints DT Sedrick Ellis retiring

    July 25, 2013 2:30 PM

    BOURBONNAIS, Il. - The Chicago Bears say defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis has decided to retire rather than report to training camp. The Bears announced the move on Thursday. They are scheduled to begin practicing on Friday, but Ellis won't be there. Taken with the seventh overall pick by New Orleans... more »
  • Interim President William Jenkins retires from LSU Play Video

    June 20, 2013 7:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After 35 years of service to the higher education community, Dr. William Jenkins has retired for a second time. Jenkins, who retired in 2007, came out of retirement in 2012 to serve Louisiana State University as its interim system president and Baton Rouge campus chancellor. Since... more »
  • 2nd IRS official to leave amid tea party scandal

    May 16, 2013 4:14 PM

    WASHINGTON - A second top Internal Revenue Service official has announced plans to leave the agency amid the controversy over the targeting of tea party groups. An internal IRS memo says Joseph Grant, commissioner of the agency's tax exempt and government entities division, will retire June 3. Grant joins Steven... more »
  • Source: Barbara Walters to retire next year

    March 28, 2013 3:32 PM

    NEW YORK - Barbara Walters plans to retire next year, ending a television career that made her a trailblazer in news and daytime TV. Someone who works closely with Walters says the plan is for her to retire in May 2014 after a series of special programs saluting her career.... more »
  • Forbes: Baton Rouge top city for seniors

    March 5, 2013 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Forbes Magazine named Baton Rouge as one of the top places to retire. Mayor-President Kip Holden says is a tribute to the city's great quality of life and world-class health care facilities. "Today's active seniors are looking for a lifestyle that provides recreation, cultural activities... more »
  • Holman retires as BR General president, CEO

    February 26, 2013 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The head of Baton Rouge General's hospital system, Bill Holman, announced today he's retiring from the network. Holman, 66, spent 48 years in the health care industry, including more than 12 with General Health System. During that time the system received numerous awards and recognitions, and... more »
  • 2 BESE appointees leaving the board this month

    January 18, 2013 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two of Gov. Bobby Jindal's appointees to the state's top school board are leaving the positions, and the governor has tapped his former chief of staff to fill one of the vacant spots. Penny Dastugue of Covington and John Bennett of Port Allen announced Friday that they... more »
  • More teachers retiring after education reforms Play Video

    January 15, 2013 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- More teachers are leaving the profession than ever before as the number of educators retiring increased more than 25 percent. Some think it's because of the governor's education reforms, which would evaluate teachers' effectiveness based on student performance. "Right now, what is perceived to be very... more »
  • Ray Lewis to retire after playoffs

    January 2, 2013 11:43 AM

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Baltimore Ravens say Ray Lewis will retire after the playoffs. The star linebacker told the team "This will be my last ride." He has been out since Oct. 14 with a triceps injury, but expects to play Sunday in the wild-card round against Indianapolis. The... more »

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