| Political Talk|| CPA firm's analysis shows higher taxes needed to support St George City - LSURussian on 12/19/14 at 5:16 pm|
[quote]If St. George successfully incorporates and becomes a new city, the new government and school board would have to increase property taxes by at least 20.5 mills to cover city operational costs and bu...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| LSU baseball gets a pitcher committment out of Brother Martin - LSURussian on 12/15/14 at 8:44 pm|
[quote]Brother Martin's Blair Frederick commits to LSU[/quote]
| Tiger Rant|| LSU pitcher Jake Latz returns to throwing, will report early for Spring practice - LSURussian on 12/15/14 at 7:40 am|
[quote]LSU freshman left-handed pitcher Jake Latz has returned to throwing and “is feeling great,” coach Paul Mainieri said.
Latz, an Illinois native and an 11th-round pick in the MLB draft, missed the fall season with a stress reaction in his elbow. He has been throwing for about two weeks, Ma...
| Money Talk|| Russian borrowers money woes include their home mortgages - LSURussian on 12/13/14 at 11:48 am|
[quote]MOSCOW, Dec 12 (Reuters) - About 100 Russians who have seen their mortgage payments rocket due to the plunge in the value of the rouble took to the streets of central Moscow on Friday to demand state help.
It was one of the first significant protests over the currency, which has fallen mor...
| O-T Lounge|| "Feeling lucky? It's 12-13-14" - LSURussian on 12/13/14 at 10:34 am|
[link=(http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2014/12/13/12-13-14-date/20350501/)]LINK[/link][quote]LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's rare. It's orderly.
And when it comes to remembering an anniversary date, it's as easy as 12/13/14.
Saturday's Dec. 13, 2014, represents the last sequential calendar date fo...
| O-T Lounge|| And you thought you're having a bad day....... - LSURussian on 12/5/14 at 2:20 pm|
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| Political Talk|| EBR voters will get another chance to vote down a new tax - LSURussian on 12/4/14 at 5:03 pm|
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/sports/saints/11009265-125/holden-to-seek-voter-approval)]LINK[/link][quote]Mayor-President Kip Holden is pursuing another capital improvements tax and bond election, marking his fourth attempt to ask residents to increase their taxes to pay for expensive infrastructure...
| Political Talk|| John Kerry tells his Russian counterpart "Just ignore what Obama says." - LSURussian on 11/24/14 at 12:19 pm|
[quote]Though it went entirely unnoticed in the Western press, all major Russian news outlets – RIA Novosti, Sputnik, RT, and others – were only too happy to report on what US Secretary of State John Kerry said last week to the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in private: “Just ignore Obama’s ...
| Political Talk|| A confirmation of what I've been saying about Putin from an American from Russia - LSURussian on 11/19/14 at 1:20 pm|
A recently naturalized American citizen who grew up in Russia has written an excellent article on what Putin has been doing from the typical Russian's viewpoint. It pretty much coincides with what I've been posting on this board about Putin.
Because Putin controls the media, Russians get a very ...
| Tiger Rant|| Update pg 5. Tentative agreement reached to televise all 2015 LSU baseball games - LSURussian on 11/19/14 at 7:39 am|
The SEC network, ESPN and Cox Communications have agreed (tentatively) to carry [b]ALL[/b] of LSU's baseball regular season games next season, at least in the Baton Rouge market for Cox.
If finalized as it is now, the SEC network will televise 13 SEC games, Cox will carry 7 road games, includi...
| Political Talk|| Russia Delivers a New Shock to Crimean Business: Forced Nationalization - LSURussian on 11/18/14 at 1:46 pm|
[quote]From bakeries to shipyards, Crimea’s Kremlin-backed government is moving aggressively to take over businesses that it deems “inefficient,” strategically important, or fr...
| Tech Board|| New iPad Air wifi connectivity issues resolved, simple solution - LSURussian on 11/14/14 at 7:41 am|
Long story short, after recently installing a new router to take advantage of an ISP speed upgrade and to have dual bands, I bought my wife one of the new iPad Air tablets which were released by Apple last month.
From the start, her new iPad Air consistently dropped the wifi connection to our rou...
| Political Talk|| " MSNBC now has a lineup of ever-righteous and often sulky defenders of Obama." - LSURussian on 11/10/14 at 12:31 pm|
[link=(http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/wolff/2014/11/09/the-sad-fate-of-msnbc/18601843/)]USA Today Money section[/link][quote]The Democrats' sinking fortunes have been pretty accurately charted in the declining ratings at MSNBC, the party's house network, which culminated, on election ...
| Tiger Rant|| Stats from Game 1 of LSU baseball Purple and Gold World Series - LSURussian on 11/7/14 at 3:30 pm|
| Political Talk|| Avoiding Obamacare penalties is causing "havoc" at EBR schools. - LSURussian on 11/7/14 at 11:18 am|
I can only imagine this is happening around the U.S.
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/video/10754174-125/efforts-to-avoid-obamacare-penalties)]LINK[/link][quote]Substitute teachers in East Baton Rouge Parish public schools can’t work more than 29 hours a week these days as part of an effort to avoid...
| Political Talk|| My voting precinct was almost empty when I voted at 10 AM. Yours? - LSURussian on 11/4/14 at 10:44 am|
There are 2 precincts in the school where I voted with 4 tables and 12 voting machines there.
The poll workers outnumbered the voters.
I'd like to hear other posters' experience when they voted. ...
| Political Talk|| St. George school district would force construction of more schools than planned - LSURussian on 11/4/14 at 8:27 am|
[quote]The formation of a St. George independent school district would force more than [b]6,000[/b] kids to change schools — up to 20 percent of the students in the parish school system — and [b]St. George le...
| Political Talk|| St. George could be largest city in state without own police dept - LSURussian on 11/3/14 at 2:42 pm|
[quote]The city of St. George’s one-page proposed budget includes $3.1 million for police protection. Rainey said $3 million would go toward a contract for enhanced coverage with the Sheriff’s Office..
| Tiger Rant|| LSU baseball practice schedule for rest of week + leaders so far this week - LSURussian on 10/29/14 at 2:49 pm|
From the LSU baseball office today:
Thursday:Practice 3:00pm; Scrimmage 4:00pm
Friday: Practice 3:00pm; Scrimmage 5:00pm
Sunday: Practice 5:00pm; Scrimmage 7:00pm
*** All practices are open to the public***
| Tiger Rant|| This week's LSU baseball practice schedule + Thur-Sun leaders last week - LSURussian on 10/27/14 at 10:49 am|
From the LSU baseball office:
Monday: Practice 3:00pm; Scrimmage 5:00pm
Tuesday: Practice 3:00pm; Scrimmage 4:00pm
Thursday:Practice 3:00pm; Scrimmage 5:00pm
Friday: Practice 3:00pm; Scrimmage 4:00pm
*** All practices are open to th...