According to the Louisiana Workforce Commission, unemployment in Baton Rouge is at 7.2 percent, which is down from 8 percent in July.
Unemployment is down 0.5 percent in Lafayette, where the rate sits at 5 percent.
LSU is No. 4 in the annual Collegiate Baseball magazine recruiting rankings released on Tuesday, marking the fifth time in six years the Tigers are in the Top 10 of the survey. LSU was No. 1 in 2007 and 2010, No. 3 in 2009 and No.
For the second time in three years, LSU will be one of the featured matchups on the opening weekend of the college football season as the Tigers will face TCU in the 2013 Cowboys Classic in Arlington, Texas, the schools announced on Tuesday.