After 26 years serving burgers and lunch plates to UL students, faculty and staff, Campus Copies will say goodbye and shut its doors permanently Thursday when its lease expires.

BP failed to implement a new safety plan on the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig even though the company realized a blowout in the Gulf of Mexico was its greatest danger, an expert witness for people and businesses suing the company testified Tuesday.

John Finley, head of the LSU AgCenter department of food science, said the industry represents a major economic sector for Louisiana with significant growth potential.

Lafayette Parish taxable sales in 2012 were $5.71 billion, 6.5 percent more than 2011 and 5.7 percent higher than the previous record set in 2008.
The McIhenny Company CEO died Saturday at his home in New Orleans of an apparent heart attack.
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