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Thu August 28, 2014

IBM, other tech firms search high and low for native Louisianan techies

A handful of tech firms in the process of hiring hundreds of high-tech workers held an interview event Wednesday in Shreveport.
Credit 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.

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Thu April 26, 2012

Unite Women march resonates with Lake Charles activist

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.