McDonald's Just Mocked America (And Made a Mess of It)

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If you live in Tennessee, South Carolina, Louisiana or New York, look away now. Marketing

This Popular Female CEO's Leadership Style May End the Debate on Best Leadership Style, Ever

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Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, resurrected her company by infusing servant leadership throughout the organization. The results

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Bartley, Washington help Louisiana-Lafayette to 77-62 win

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AP) — Frank Bartley IV scored 21 points and had five steals, tying a career high, and Louisiana-Lafayette defeated Appalachian State 77-62 on Monday night BOONE, N.C. (AP)

Louisiana picks contractor to manage flood aid program

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AP) — The company chosen to manage Louisiana's $1.3 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) billion flood aid program for homeowners is the same firm that was earlier selected for the work and then saw its contract scrapped and the bid process redone

State police: 2 teens abducted by uncle rescued in Louisiana

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two teenagers abducted by an uncle have been found in Louisiana

Louisiana-Lafayette downs Appalachian State 87-76

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AP) — Shawn Long scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his 68th career double-double and Louisiana-Lafayette beat Appalachian State 87-76 on Thursday night to win its eighth-straigBOONE, N.C. (AP)

Louisiana Tech beats Charlotte 93-90 in OT

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AP) — Dayon Griffin made 7 of 8 from 3-point range with a career-high 28 points, Alex Hamilton added 27 and Louisiana Tech beat Charlotte 93-90 in overtime Saturday night RUSTON, La. (AP)

Louisiana-Lafayette dominates Appalachian State 79-58

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AP) — Shawn Long had 18 points and pulled down 15 rebounds to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to a 79-58 win over Appalachian State in Sun Belt Conference action on Saturday LAFAYETTE, La. (AP)

Louisiana-Monroe defeats Appalachian State 72-56

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AP) — Majok Deng scored 18 points to win the battle between the top two scorers in the Sun Belt Conference, leading Louisiana-Monroe to a 72-56 win over Appalachian State on Thursday MONROE, La. (AP)

Appalachian State rolls over Louisiana-Lafayette 28-7

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AP) — Jalin Moore rushed for 104 yards and a touchdown and Taylor Lamb threw for 172 yards and another score as Appalachian State scored a touchdown in every quarter to beat Louisiana-LafBOONE, N.C. (AP)

Louisiana coroner IDs victims from tornado at RV park

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The names of those killed in a tornado that struck a Louisiana RV park have been released

Silicon Hills News’ Latest Magazine on Tech Startups Taking Off

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Although innovation has become a buzzword in many circles it still rings true in Texas and the neighboring states of Louisiana and Mississippi, which all have NASA facilities. By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Rockets launching are a symbol of Texas’ rich history in the space industry. Space exploration is at that heart […] The post Silicon Hills News’ Latest Magazine on Tech Startups Taking Off appeared first on SiliconHills.

Coppola lifts Louisiana-Monroe past Appalachian State 91-90

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AP) — Nick Coppola scored 25 points and his layup with 10 seconds left lifted Louisiana-Monroe past Appalachian State 91-90 on Saturday BOONE, N.C. (AP)

NC firm fined for mislabeling shrimp sold in Louisiana

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AP) — A North Carolina-based seafood distributor has been fined $100,000 for mislabeling imported shrimp sold in Louisiana RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

The Business of the Alligator: A Photo Gallery, by Adam Krause

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Alligator hunting and farming is big business in Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana. Photographer Adam Krause investigated and documented the lucrative trade

Louisiana-Monroe rolls past Appalachian State 69-58

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AP) — Tylor Ongwae scored 14 points and dished out seven assists to help Louisiana-Monroe roll to a 69-58 victory over Appalachian State on Saturday for its sixth straight win MONROE, La. (AP)

Hertz Investment Group buys tallest building in Louisiana

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's tallest building, One Shell Square, has been sold for an undisclosed amount to Hertz Investment Group

Louisiana-Lafayette runs past Appalachian State 80-64

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AP) — Brian Williams and Bryce Washington combined for 29 points to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to an 80-64 Sun Belt Conference victory over Appalachian State on Monday night BOONE, N.C. (AP)

Lamb leads Appalachian State over Louisiana-Monroe 59-14

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AP) — Taylor Lamb threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Appalachian State to a 59-14 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night MONROE, La. (AP)

Louisiana man charged in fatal car wreck in Myrtle Beach

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AP) — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a Louisiana man in connection with a crash that killed two girls and left six people hospitalized MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP)

Louisiana Tech beats NC Central 71-50, off to 5-0 start

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AP) — Qiydar Davis scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his first career double-double, helping Louisiana Tech past North Carolina Central 71-50 on Friday night, improving to 5-0 RUSTON, La. (AP)

Gardner-Webb pulls away late, beats SE Louisiana 77-68

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AP) — Tyrell Nelson scored 11 points with back-to-back layups late to help Gardner-Webb pull away and beat Southeastern Louisiana 77-68 at the Barclay's Center Classic on Friday nighWEST POINT, N.Y. (AP)

4 finalists for president of S Louisiana tech college

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AP) — A North Carolina community college official and former official of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System is among finalists for president of Fletcher Technical CBATON ROUGE, La. (AP)

Ornamental plant disease, 1st ID'd in Alabama, in Louisiana

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AP) — Scientists at the LSU AgCenter say a new plant disease that can kill an ornamental shrub called Chinese fringe flower or loropetalum has been found at a Louisiana nursery BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)

Researchers predict average dead zone off Louisiana

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Like Selling Ice to Eskimos?

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ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : John Burke: Louisiana Caviar Company. The Louisiana Caviar Company , founded by John Burke, sells its product to customers in an unlikely foreign market: Russia. i] “The Louisiana Caviar Company,” Faces of Trade, U.S.

Georgia Southern, Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt favorites

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The old-school approaches of Georgia Southern and Appalachian State have brought a new look to the Sun Belt Conference

Bloomberg Reports CenturyLink is Considering Acquiring Rackspace

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Rackspace Hosting’s stock closed up nearly 7 percent on Monday after Bloomberg News reported the company was talking to CenturyLink, a Louisiana-based Internet and telecommunications company, about a possible buyout. Rackspace’s stock, traded under the symbol RAX on the New York Stock Exchange, closed at $39.79 on Monday.

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Charlotte man sentenced in Louisiana sex extortion case

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NEW ORLEANS — A North Carolina businessman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for extorting a Tulane University student for sex and similarly coercing a 15-year-old boy

WKU, Louisiana Tech picked as favorites in Conference USA

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Conference USA has reason to tout its strength after going 4-1 in bowl games last season including a win over Big Ten member Illinois

That Little Something Extra

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In Louisiana there is a common word, “lagniappe” (pronounced “LAN-yap”), which means giving a little something extra to a customer’s order to build good will, and most of all, return business. A baker’s dozen is a good example. The French also have a similar PR technique called “amuse-bouche,” meaning mouth amuser. A chef presents a

The Latest: State has little comment on abortion law suit

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit challenging Louisiana's abortion clinic licensing laws (all times local