Plan to provide schools with high speed internet scrapped
Posted on 3/28/2017 10:37:00 AM.

A plan to provide all Louisiana school districts with high speed internet has been scrapped. Executive Director of the Louisiana School Boards Association, Scott Richard says districts were given a short time period to commit to a plan with very little information from the Board of Regents. He says every school district wants to have high speed internet access, but funding uncertainties caused many to be hesitant.
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Scott Richard, Louisiana School Boards Association, internet,

The Super Bowl of shopping is today, it's Black Friday
Posted on 11/25/2016 2:04:00 AM.
It's one of the busiest shopping days of the year and LSU marketing professor Dan Rice says shoppers are savvier than ever thanks to technology. Rice says just because the malls are packed today, doesn't mean that shoppers are ready to buy from that store.
Black Friday, cell phones, internet, National Retail Federation, Dan Rice

U.S. Senate candidate Campbell talks campaign priorities
Posted on 5/18/2016 12:44:00 PM.

Democratic US Senate candidate Foster Campbell held a press conference today in Baton Rouge to discuss what he would do if elected as our U.S. Senator. Campbell says we need to address coastal restoration in Louisiana.
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Foster Campbell, US Senate, coastal restoration, minimum wage, internet

AT&T plans to increase internet services to rural areas
Posted on 9/9/2015 11:16:00 AM.

AT&T announces plans to provide internet access to almost 75-thousand rural Louisiana businesses and homes over the next six years. Director of External and Regulatory Affairs Rick Demint says they will receive almost 28 million dollars from the federal government, plus AT&T will also supply financial resources expand broadband to rural areas.
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at&t, rural areas, Rick Demint, internet, broadband

Last Louisiana Blockbuster store to close
Posted on 9/1/2015 4:57:00 AM.

The old days of renting movies is over as the last Blockbuster store in Louisiana is closing. Owner Billy Mobley says his Opelousas location doesn’t do enough business to justify keeping their doors open. He says before the digital age, business was booming.
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Blockbuster, Billy Mobley, social media, internet, satellite TV


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