Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (1-7-14)

CATS spent $1.5 million on the system and the public sees a mobile app that is worth about $50,000,” he says. “It wasn’t working like it should have, which had to do with the fact that we didn’t have a solid database.” – Baton Rouge Business Report

Bitter cold settled in around Louisiana overnight and into Tuesday morning, with a few areas looking likely to set record temperatures as school was canceled for thousands and others took precautions to protect themselves and their homes. Monroe was reportedly the only Louisiana city to set a record Monday for a low temperature recorded on Jan. 6.” – NOLA.com

The LSU Tigers end the season at No. 14 in The Associated Press Poll after a 21-14 win against Iowa in the Outback Bowl. The team finished with a 10-3 record.” – WAFB

“I like Chris Christie. I like Bobby Jindal. I like a number of those people who have succeeded in states that have both Republican and Democrat,” McCain said. – Baton Rouge Advocate

The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Ryan Anderson has been diagnosed with a herniated disk and will be out indefinitely.” – FOX 8 Live

Conservative Louisiana U.S. Senate candidate Rob Maness joined a host of conservatives in demanding Monday that House Speaker John Boehner create a select committee to investigate the Obama administration’s handling of the 2012 attack in Benghazi that killed four Americans.” – NOLA.com

“After all those years as city councilman, state senator, congressman, governor and prison librarian, it’s touching that Edwards is still ready to offer himself for public service.” – John Maginnis/Baton Rouge Business Report

“The Obama administration should immediately end an ‘antiquated’ ban on exporting U.S. crude, Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said Tuesday.” – FuelFix

The city of New Orleans on Monday (Jan. 7) produced video footage of an Oct. 23 altercation that appears to show Taxicab Bureau investigator Ronnie Blake assaulting cab driver Emmanuel Esterlin.” – NOLA.com

LSU has named Daniel T. Layzell as the university system’s new vice president for finance and administration.” – Shreveport Times

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