Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Saturday, Wednesday, July 29

NICHOLLS STATE – MEDIA DAY — Nicholls State first-year coach Tim Rebowe, senior running back Michael Henry and junior safety B.T. Sanders, represent the Colonels at the Southland Conference Football Media Day, 8:35 a.m. Live-streaming available at Location: L'Auberge Casino Resort, Lake Charles.


CONSTRUCTION – JOB LOSSES — The Associated General Contractors of America makes a significant announcement about construction job losses in New Orleans and other metro areas and launch of a new campaign to boost state and federal highway funding, 10:00 a.m. Location: US 90 Ramp Construction Project, corner of South Galvez and Julia Streets, New Orleans.

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BERNIE SANDERS — Local supporters of Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential run will host an organizing kickoff event, 5:30 p.m. Location: Tracey's Original Irish Channel Bar, 2604 Magazine St., New Orleans.


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RECOVERY SCHOOLS — The Recovery School District Committee of the Whole meets, 6:00 p.m. Location: Dillard University, Georges Auditorium, Professional Schools and Sciences Building, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans.


CARROLLTON COURTHOUSE — The Louisiana Landmarks Society hosts a public forum on the future of the Carrollton Courthouse, 6:00 p.m. Location: First Unitarian Unversalist Church, Jefferson at South Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans.

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CITY – WIDE PRAYER — More than 35 Lafayette churches will combine their regular evening meetings for a city-wide prayer service following the deadly shooting at the Grand 16, 7:00 p.m. Location: Crossroads Church, 150 Verona Dr., Lafayette.




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