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US Senator Helps Voter— With Kegstand

Mary Landrieu is there for you when you need her

(Newser) - Mary Landrieu is a three-term United States senator, a member of one of Louisiana's political dynasties, and one of the more vulnerable Democrats facing re-election in November. She's also got your back if you're doing a kegstand. That's what one tailgater found out when Landrieu made... More »

LSU Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

Police checking for connection to recent threats in other states

(Newser) - Louisiana State University's campus was evacuated today after the school received a bomb threat, the AP reports. The school's website urged the roughly 30,000 students, professors and miscellaneous staff on site to leave "as calmly and quickly as possible." Bomb technicians are searching the campus.... More »

NFL Rookie Hurt in Car Crash: I'll Play Again

Giants' Chad Jones plans to return despite severe leg injury

(Newser) - Chad Jones, the New York Giants rookie so severely injured in a car crash that doctors feared he might lose his left foot, is vowing to play football again, his father tells the New York Post . "It's already a miracle, so we're just going to take that miracle and... More »

NFL Draft Pick May Lose Foot After Car Wreck

Giants rookie Chad Jones in surgery in New Orleans

(Newser) - Chad Jones, a New York Giants draft pick who was a two-sport star at LSU, is in guarded condition and in danger of losing his left foot after a car accident early this morning in New Orleans, the Shreveport Times reports. Jones, a safety who entered the draft after his... More »

LSU's Odom Suspended After Attempted Break-In

LB nabbed after late-night fight: cops

(Newser) - LSU linebacker Derrick Odom III was arrested yesterday after attempting to force his way into a condo following an argument with the resident last month, police said. Odom, considered one of the NCAA's most promising athletes, has been suspended from the team indefinitely pending further investigation, said a school spokesman. More »

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