Declining bribe, questioning $50K donation fueled firing, Roy King says in lawsuit vs. LSU

Photo by RACHEL SALTZBERG -- LSU band director Roy King

Fired Golden Band from Tiger Land director Roy King alleged in a lawsuit Monday that he was axed in part because he objected to how LSU used a $50,000 contribution from a wealthy university supporter after band members played at the donor’s son’s wedding in New Orleans. King, who is seeking monetary damages, claims… Continue reading →

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Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Elijah Malik, 4, honks of the horn of a construction vehicle during the Junior League of Baton Rouge's Touch-A-Truck event held at BREC's Fairgrounds at Airline Highway Park on Saturday. The interactive event allowed children to to see, touch and explore their favorite big vehicles and heavy equipment as well as meet local law enforcement.

Photos: Touch a truck

Junior League of Baton Rouge hosted an interactive, one-day event that allowed children to see, touch, and explore their favorite big truck, vehicle, heavy equipment and more, as… Continue reading →




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Former UnitedHealthcare exec takes reins at eQHealth Solutions

Population health management specialists eQHealth Solutions has named Glen J. Golemi, former chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare’s Gulf States Region, as the organization’s new president and CEO. Golemi has more than 30 years of health care and insurance experience including 10 years… Continue reading →

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