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Dawn Mellion-Patin, vice chancellor for extension and outreach for the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center, has been presented the 2018 George Washington Carver Distinguished Service Award by Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, which honors alumni who have demonstrated outstanding achievement or leadership by making significant, influential or innovative contributions to society.
Voters in two Republican-controlled states this week overwhelmingly approved minimum wage hikes, giving new hope to advocates in Louisiana, where even more modest proposals repeatedly have been rejected at the GOP-dominated State Capitol in recent years.
Louisiana lawsuit costs are among the highest in the nation, with annual expenses in 2016 reaching nearly $7 billion – or the equivalent of $4,015 per household – according to a new study on the cost of tort litigation in all 50 states.
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