News from Around Southeastern Louisiana University
In the wake of the Indianapolis massacre that occurred on April 15., President Joe Biden orders a lowering of the U.S. flag to half-staff at the White House “…once again, I have the solemn duty of ordering the flag lowered at half-staff at the White House, public buildings and grounds, and military posts and embassies,
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(Baton Rouge, LA) State Congress met to discuss the amendments to the definition of domestic abuse that are being proposed in House Bill 159. The bill provides a civil definition of domestic abuse and looks to keep consistent terminology within the definition. A new definition was brought to everyone’s attention for what domestic abuse actually
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By: Brendan Adams Local concerts, as well as tours, are coming back as soon as the coming fall. Venues are looking into the best way to continue with the original goal of re-opening concerts in the upcoming fall. One venue that is popular for concerts is the Smoothie King Center. Although it is the home
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Christy Atkinson, the regional director for American Heart Association, is the special guest for the Covington City Council monthly meeting on March However, Atkinson is not simply there to spectate. Fellow City Council member, Rick Smith, invites Atkinson to serve as an appearer. It is not uncommon to have an appearer at a council meeting.
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Monday March 22 Gov. Greg Abbott held a roundtable meeting with small business leaders to discuss Covid-19 liability legislation. Abbott discussed the importance of fostering a strong business climate, supporting the small business community in Texas and the need for Covid-19 liability protections for businesses that operated safely throughout the pandemic. Earlier this year, Abbott
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By: Brendan Adams St. Tammany Parish announced that, starting next school year, public schools will not have the option of online classes, leading to confusion for parents and students. From the time schools received notice of the shutdown of schools due to the coronavirus last March, students have become accustomed to having classes online, but
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