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Some of the trucks in a Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine in a move denounced by Kiev as an invasion are returning to Russia.More >>
Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting.More >>
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A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.More >>
Witnesses say an Israeli airstrike has collapsed a 12-story apartment tower in central Gaza City.More >>
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Anita LaFay Washington (Source: Millbrook Police Department)
The Millbrook Police Department has made an arrest for the murder of 49-year-old Anita L. Washington. After conducting an investigation, Police arrested 27-year-old Sedrick Clayton in connection withMore >>
The Millbrook Police Department has made an arrest for the murder of 49-year-old Anita L. Washington. After conducting an investigation, Police arrested 27-year-old Sedrick Clayton in connection with the murder. Clayton is the victim's son.More >>
LSU has a $3.9 billion impact on Louisiana's economy.
That according to a recent study by the LSU Division of Economic Development at the E. J. Ourso College of Business.
The total represents the impact of all nine LSU campuses--LSU, the LSU AgCenter, the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LSU Alexandria, LSU Eunice, LSU Shreveport, and the LSU Health Sciences Centers in Shreveport and New Orleans – at both the state level and on a regional basis.
"These numbers demonstrate how invaluable LSU is to our state from a variety of angles, whether it's through jobs created, sales generated or drawing non-residents into Louisiana," said Stephen Barnes, study author, assistant professor of economics and director of the LSU Division of Economic Development at the E. J. Ourso College of Business. "LSU is most definitely a critical economic driver for the state of Louisiana."
According to the study, LSU itself brings $1.7 billion in sales, $610 million in earnings and 17,806 jobs to the Baton Rouge metro area.
The LSU AgCenter generates $235 million in sales, $92 million in earnings and 2,278 jobs.
The Pennington Biomedical Research Center delivers $112 million in sales to the area, $45 million in earnings and 889 jobs.
LSU's Paul M. Hebert Law Center contributes $44.5 million in sales to the MSA, $16.5 million in earnings and 459 jobs.