Baton Rouge

Kate Archer Kent

A handful of companies that are hiring hundreds of tech workers were handpicked to participate in a hiring event Wednesday at the Shreveport Convention Center.

Officials with Louisiana Economic Development’s workforce development program called FastStart put on a digital jobs interview event for companies like IBM, CGI and CenturyLink.

McNeese State University student Renee Davis has become the national college campus coordinator for Women's rights rallies will be held in every state on Saturday. Davis says on the home front, it's been difficult to galvanize support among Louisiana lawmakers, and she knows why.