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Senator Mary Landrieu visits Monroe

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Senator Mary Landrieu comes to Monroe showcasing one the continuing growth of Century Link.

Even though Century Link is a few miles north of Interstate 20, it's standing as a top leader in the telecommunications industry made a slight detour a must.

During this visit Sen. Landrieu wanted Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to get an inside look at one of Louisiana's greatest assets.

Secretary Johnson has only been on the job for about 6 months.

He's oversees multiple areas including boarder security, aviation security, and responding to natural disasters.

However cyber security is one of his major principles.

Century Link provides cyber security for both the government and private sectors.

Landrieu says the company has done great job protecting the country from modern day technology related threats, Secretary Johnson agrees.

Senator Landrieu and Secretary Johnson were not in Monroe long, they got back on I-20 traveling to Bossier.

They toured the Cyber Innovation Center, that center partners with Louisiana Tech.
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