First class: Tiger fans got a look at the inside of the newly renovated LSU Football Operations and Performance Nutrition Center this weekend. Inside the locker room, LSU replaced traditional lockers with a high-tech pod for each player. Similar to the first-class seats on luxury airlines, each pod opens into a bed, has hidden storage space and an iPad holder for watching film. Check out LSU’s video of the space here:
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Warning: Louisiana officials say high water means people are seeing more alligators than usual, and feeding them is dangerous. State wildlife officials sent out a news release during the week, and Gov. John Bel Edwards tweeted about the subject Friday, writing, “It feels like we shouldn’t have to say this, y’all. But please don’t feed the alligators.” Wildlife biologists say feeding alligators makes them view people as an easy food source, increasing the chance that they’ll bite someone.
Inch count: Hurricane Barry brought a 7-foot storm surge in some parts of south Louisiana and dropped more than 20 inches of rain in one parish, according to a preliminary report from the National Weather Service. The most rainfall was measured in South Ragley in Beauregard Parish. It received 23.5 inches of rain, The Daily Advertiser reports. Read the full story.