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Amazon robotics facility coming to Shreveport

Northwest Louisiana project will create over 1,000 new full-time jobs SHREVEPORT, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Amazon announced the company’s first robotics...

Louisiana House approves $36.4B state budget

By David Jacobs | The Center Square The Louisiana House overwhelmingly approved and sent to the Senate several bills Thursday calling for $42 billion in...

Louisiana House advances plan for spending $1.6B in federal aid

By David Jacobs | The Center Square The Louisiana House voted unanimously Thursday for a proposal to spend most of an anticipated $1.6 billion...

Louisiana House committee approves misclassification, pay transparency measures

By David Jacobs | The Center Square A Louisiana House committee advanced a bill Thursday meant to clarify enforcement of laws related to employee...

Business Highlights: Unemployment claims, Facebook board

US unemployment claims fall to a pandemic low of 498,000 WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 498,000,...

Teachers union gave nearly $20 million to Dems before influencing CDC...

By Casey Harper | The Center Square The teachers union in the middle of a scandal for influencing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's...

Federal judge sides with landlords, vacates CDC’s eviction moratorium

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square A federal judge Wednesday vacated a national moratorium on evictions imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...

Tech partners with Barnes & Noble College on new course material...

Model designed to drive student outcomes through equitable access, convenience and affordability Louisiana Tech University announced today its partnership with Barnes & Noble College to...

Shreveport Farmers’ Market opens June 5

Red River Revel, Inc. is proud to announce that The Original Shreveport Farmers’ Market opens Saturday, June 5thth! For the 35th consecutive year, the...

Hairstyle discrimination bill advances in House

Ryan Nelsen | LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE -- A bill banning employers from discriminating against natural hairstyles advanced through a House committee...