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ULL suspends 4 fraternities in wake of LSU pledge's death
Posted on 10/12/2017 3:23:00 AM.

Four fraternities at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have been suspended in the wake of LSU Phi Delta Theta fraternity pledge Maxwell Gruver’s death. ULL Dean of Students Margarita Perez says Theta Xi, Kappa Alpha Order, Sigma Nu and Sigma Alpha Epsilon are the suspended Greek organizations. She says after Gruver’s death, more students are willing to come forward and report hazing.
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House Members to meet in a closed door retreat to hammer out budget ideas
Posted on 10/12/2017 3:00:00 AM.
Louisiana House members will hold a closed door retreat today in order to try to find a fix for a one-billion-dollar plus state budget gap. Alexandria Representative and GOP House Leader Lance Harris says he and Democratic chairman Gene Reynolds thought it would be a good idea to discuss their options.
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LSU '07 team and Les Miles to be honored at halftime Saturday for 10 year anniversary
Posted on 10/12/2017 2:59:00 AM.
The 2007 LSU championship team will be honored at halftime this Saturday in Death Valley during the game between the Tigers and Auburn. Members of the '07 squad and former Coach Les Miles are all slated to attend the reunion on the field. LSU Sports Information Director Michael Bonnette says this group has certainly made their mark on the Tiger legacy.
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DOTD gets $60 million dollars, looking at completing several projects
Posted on 10/11/2017 6:44:00 PM.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation has received an additional 60-million-dollars from the federal government for highway projects. Each year, the Federal Highway Administration allocates road repair funds not used by other states or national programs. DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson says the money will be used to fix several bridges.
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CDC: Louisiana number 2 in the nation for high STD rates
Posted on 10/11/2017 2:18:00 PM.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds Louisiana is ranked second in the country when it comes to the high rates of STDs for the third year in a row. Deputy Director for the Louisiana STD/HIV Program Chaquetta Johnson says chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are the sexually transmitted diseases measured. She credits this increase to a few factors.
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BRPD: Former Saints & LSU star Tracy Porter arrested on domestic abuse and drug charges
Posted on 10/11/2017 1:37:00 PM.
Former Saints and LSU star Tracy Porter has been arrested on drug and domestic battery charges. Sgt. Don Coppola with the Baton Rouge Police Department says on October 5th, the victim alleged she visited Porter to get her keys back from him, then the two became involved in an argument that got physical.
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