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ICYMI: Top stories from ‘Daily Report’ this week

Key stories you may have missed:   • Controversy brewing on the Spanish Town Airbnb battlefront • Baton Rouge is shutout on New Markets Tax...

News alert: MidSouth Bank merging into Hancock Whitney

The parent companies of Hancock Whitney Bank and Lafayette-based MidSouth Bank announced today they have entered into an agreement for MidSouth to merge into...

News alert: LSU confirms Alleva stepping down, announces his new role

LSU has confirmed that Joe Alleva will be stepping down from his position as vice chancellor and director of athletics. According to a statement...

News alert: CSRS, Stantec win MovEBR program management contracts

Engineering firms CSRS and Stantec were selected to manage the more than $1 billion MovEBR parish-wide road improvements program, which voters approved in an...

News alert: Council votes to let mosquito agency director retire

The embattled director of the parish Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control district, entomologist Todd Walker, will resign from his position effective June 8, following...

News alert: Gov. Edwards announces October date for St. George vote

In an announcement most already expected, Gov. John Bel Edwards has officially called for the St. George incorporation election to be held Oct. 12. Despite...
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News alert: LSU launches $1.5B ‘Fierce for the Future’ campaign

LSU has officially launched “Fierce for the Future,” its $1.5 billion, six-year advancement campaign marking the largest-ever higher education fundraising campaign in state history. It’s...

News alert: St. George incorporation vote to be held this fall

In a decision that almost certainly won’t make St. George supporters happy, the office of Gov. John Bel Edwards this afternoon said the election...

News alert: Governor says he can’t call St. George election by Monday deadline

Gov. John Bel Edwards has effectively ended the faint hopes of supporters of the St. George incorporation effort that he will put the measure...

News alert: Charter power KIPP bids on coming to Baton Rouge

Four charter schools have submitted applications to the East Baton Rouge Parish Public School Board for 2019 authorization, including the popular KIPP Public Schools,...

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