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Former Lousiana Parish Employee Sues

A former Terrebonne Parish employee has filed suit in federal court claiming she was fired because of her age. The suit says Barbara Dupre, 42, worked in the Terrebonne Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, from January 2002 to …

Louisiana School Board Adopts Athlete Concussion Policy

The St. Martin Parish School Board voted to amend its policies so they are in compliance with the state’s new student-athlete concussion awareness laws. Two laws adopted during the 2011 legislative session require school districts to ensure that all coaches …

Louisiana Parish to Stormproof 16 Government Buildings

The Federal Emergency Management Agency plans to award Iberia Parish a $1 million grant to stormproof 16 government buildings. The Advocate reports Parish President Ernest Freyou told the council Wednesday that the Iberia Parish Court annex building, City Hall, Cliff …