Any Story that Begins this Way should be Saved for Late Nights around the Campfire…

Truly a scary opening (worse than “it was a dark and stormy night…”):

Business leaders in Louisiana are working with Gov. Bobby Jindal on a plan to grant considerable autonomy to Louisiana State University’s flagship campus at Baton Rouge, with the goal of helping the campus improve academically at a time of limited state support, The Times-Picayune reported. The plan would grant LSU exemptions from many state requirements and give it increased freedom on setting tuition rates.

Louisiana: clearly accepting UK imports….