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The Advocate
Congrats, LSU grads! See names of 1,700-plus fall 2015 graduatesGraduates are from 54 Louisiana parishes, 41 states and 48 foreign countries. T
Congrats, LSU grads! See names of 1,700-plus fall 2015 graduates
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
Graduates are from 54 Louisiana parishes, 41 states and 48 foreign countries. They will receive 1,285 bachelor’s degrees, 337 master’s and professional degrees or certificates and 107 doctoral degrees. Fifty-two percent of the graduates are women,... Read more
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The Advocate
'Controversial' but 'effective': Colleagues, critics mixed on warden Burl Cain's resignation from AngolaAmid twin probes into his side business dealings, Burl Cain, the legendary and
'Controversial' but 'effective': Colleagues, critics mixed on warden Burl Cain's resignation from Angola
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
Amid twin probes into his side business dealings, Burl Cain, the legendary and long-tenured warden of Louisiana’s storied Angola prison, will step down from his post Jan. 1 after nearly 21 years on the job, the head of the Louisiana Department of... Read more
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The Advocate
State Police: 'Primary' focus of Angola probe involves alleged payroll fraud by investigations chiefAfter weeks of keeping mum about the substance of criminal investigations tied
State Police: 'Primary' focus of Angola probe involves alleged payroll fraud by investigations chief
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
After weeks of keeping mum about the substance of criminal investigations tied to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson said Thursday that the “primary” focus of his agency’s probe centered on... Read more
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The Advocate
Angola investigations chief target of State Police probeAfter weeks of keeping mum about the substance of criminal investigations tied
Angola investigations chief target of State Police probe
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
After weeks of keeping mum about the substance of criminal investigations tied to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson said Thursday that the “primary” focus of his agency’s probe centered on... Read more
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The Advocate
Corrections officials: Internal reviews of Burl Cain’s dealings won’t be releasedThe Department of Public Safety and Corrections is refusing to release an inter
Corrections officials: Internal reviews of Burl Cain’s dealings won’t be released
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
The Department of Public Safety and Corrections is refusing to release an internal review into former Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola Warden Burl Cain, saying it is exempt from public records laws. The department’s decision came Tuesday, the... Read more
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Corrections officials: Internal reviews of Burl Cain’s dealings won’t be releasedThe department’s decision came Tuesday, the same day Gov.-elect John Bel Edward
Corrections officials: Internal reviews of Burl Cain’s dealings won’t be released
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
The department’s decision came Tuesday, the same day Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards reappointed DPSC Secretary James LeBlanc, a close friend and associate of Cain’s and the only Cabinet-level official to remain from outgoing Gov. Bobby Jindal’s... Read more
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