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November 18, 2013

11/18/2013 12:00 AM

Former LSU Athletic Director Joe Dean dies, 83
The Advocate
As a shoe salesman executive, Joe Dean mastered the art of selling.
 

Smart Growth Summit marks 8th year
The Advocate
The eighth Louisiana Smart Growth Summit, which kicks off Monday, has become an annual event that allows representatives from the private and public sector a chance to exchange ideas about development.
 

Economist: Louisiana poised to add 70,000 jobs
Alexandria Town Talk
Thanks to a booming petrochemical industry and numerous jobs headed to the state in the next few years, Louisiana’s current economic conditions and its economic future far surpass the national outlook, Baton Rouge economist Loren C. Scott said.
 

LSU student raises donations for the Philippines
WAFB-TV
The super typhoon that caused massive havoc in the Philippines has a Filipino student at LSU raising donations to help the relief efforts.
 

LSU black male leadership initiative aims to defy odds, dispel stereotypes
NOLA.com
African American males attending colleges and universities at predominantly white institutions can often feel left out, which would likely result in those students dropping out of school.
 

Taking Flight: Audubon Day showcases valued book collections
The Daily Reveille
Hill Memorial Library’s Audubon Day on Saturday showcased the highly valued book collection “Birds of America,” a four-volume set that is too large for a casual read.