LRN Newscast 15:30 08-17-15

A state district judge has thrown out the lawsuit of a candidate for the State House, who wanted to be listed as both a Democrat and Republican on the ballot. Houma attorney Damon Baldone filed the suit after the Terrebonne Parish Registrar of Voters listed his party affiliation as “other;” saying that violates his rights…
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Baldone says he will appeal.

The Terrebone Parish Sheriff’s Office says a woman is facing many charges after going on a tirade against her ex-boyfriend and several others in Houma. Captain Dawn Foret says they got the call regarding 25-year-old Miranda Riley of Dularge using her SUV as a weapon…
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She also threatened people with a knife, and tried to set her ex’s trailer on fire. They suspect alcohol was a factor.
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After a denial of a request by a federal appellate court to re-hear the case of some death row inmates at Angola to get air-conditioning, attorneys may ask for the Supreme Court to step in. A Baton Rouge federal judge first ruled that prison officials should consider other methods- besides air conditioning- to keep heat indexes on death at or below 88 degrees.

Louisiana chef Jay Ducote was not the big winner last night on this season’s Food Network Star, but he remains optimistic about the future…
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LRN Newscast 14:30 08-17-15

A candidate for State House-who wanted to be listed on the ballot as both a Democrat and Republican-has had his lawsuit against the Terrebonne Registrar of Voters thrown out by a state district judge. The Registrar had listed Houma attorney Damon Baldone’s party affilation as “other,” but he said his dual-listing was his statement to voters to work with both parties…
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Baldone says he will appeal the decision.

A different kind of decision did not turn out the way a Louisiana chef wanted on the Food Network’s Star show last night for Jay Ducote from Baton Rouge. The tite went to former NFL player Eddie Jackson, but he gave a tip of the chef’s hat to hundreds of “Team Jay” supporters…
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A Dularge woman is facing multiple charges after going on a tirade against her ex-boyfriend and several others in Houma. Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Offcie Capt. Dawn Foret says 25-year-old Miranda Riley of Dularge ramming her vehicle into other cars and trying to fight others with a knife, and starting a fire at her ex’s trailer…
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A Houston man has been arrested for using counterfeit moeny at a Lake Charles Casino. State Police Sgt. James Anderson says 27-year-old William Jabour is charged with 49 counts of monetary instrument abuse. He says it’s never a good idea to try and get away with this…
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LRN PM Newscall August 17

A state district judge has thrown out the lawsuit of a State House candidate who wanted to be listed as both Democrat and Republican on the ballot. Eric Gill reports…

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Louisiana chef Jay Ducote was not the big winner last night on this season’s Food Network Star, but he remains optimistic about the future. Michelle Southern reports…:

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A state district judge has thrown out the lawsuit of a candidate for the State House of Representatives who wanted to be listed as both Democrat and Republican on the ballot. Houma attorney Damon Baldone filed the suit after the Terrebonne Parish registrar of voters listed his party affiliation as “other”. Baldone feels he has the Constitutional right to register with both parties…

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Baldone argues the registrar’s decision violates his freedom of speech and his right to associate with any group. In the judge’s dismissal of the suit, he stated that Baldone was not being deceptive; however, a double listing could confuse voters. Baldone disagrees with that claim…

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Baldone plans to file an appeal with the State Supreme Court. He served in the State House as a Democrat from 2001 to 2012. Baldone says he wants to register under both parties as a sign that Democrats and Republicans need to work together…

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The Terrebone Parish Sheriff’s Office says a woman is facing many charges after going on a tirade against her ex-boyfriend and several others in Houma. Captain Dawn Foret says they received 911 calls regarding 25-year-old Miranda Riley of Dularge ramming her vehicle into other cars and trying to fight with multiple people while armed with a knife:

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Foret says as deputies detained Riley they learned from a neighbor that there was a fire on the front porch of the victim’s trailer which had not yet spread into the house…:

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Riley’s charges include arson and felony criminal damage to property. Foret says they also believe Riley started a fire at the victim’s trailer and bashed in all of the windows. She says it’s clear the woman was extremely upset about something…:

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Louisiana chef Jay Ducote was not the big winner last night on this season’s Food Network Star, but he remains optimistic about the future. The title went to former NFL player Eddie Jackson. Ducote found out along with everyone else that he is the runner-up on the cooking competition’s 11th season. He says his first reaction was extreme disappointment…:

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The Baton Rouge radio host had referenced his Louisiana and Cajun roots throughout the season and was successful during every challenge. He says before last night’s finale he received a congratulatory phone call from Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne…:(Ducote has also competed on Masterchef, Cutthroat Kitchen and Last Call Food Brawl.)

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Ducote says he sees this is as just the beginning of a long promising career as a Louisiana chef and he may even end up with his own show on Food Network anyway. Hundreds of “Team Jay” fans throughout the state have been turning up for Food Network Star viewing parties to cheer on their fellow Louisianian. Ducote says his backing has been amazing..:

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State Police announce the arrest of a Houston man for allegedly using counterfeit money at a Lake Charles casino. Sgt. James Anderson says they were contacted by the casino about someone trying to buy into a table game using phony money…

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27-year-old William Jabour is charged with 49 counts of monetary instrument abuse. Anderson says casino personnel is well trained to detect counterfeit money and there are several precautions in place…

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He says their investigation uncovered several counterfeit $50 and $100 bills in Jabour’s possession and in his vehicle. Monetary instrument abuse is punishable by up to 10 years in prison, up to a million dollar fine, and the offender is required to make full restitution. Anderson says this is not something anyone should try to get away with…

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13:30 Newscast August 17, 2015

The lawsuit of a candidate for the State House of Representatives who wanted to be listed as both Democrat and Republican on the ballot has been thrown out by a state district judge. In his dismissal, the judge stated that a double listing for Houma attorney Damon Baldone could confuse voters. Baldone disagrees with that claim…

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Baldone plans to file an appeal with the State Supreme Court.

A lot of disappointment across the state as Louisiana chef Jay Ducote was not named the Next Food Network Star during the show’s season finale. Ducote says he’s proud of his performance and received a call from Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne before last night’s show…

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Although disappointed, Ducote remains optimistic about the future.

State Police announce the arrest of a Houston man for allegedly using counterfeit money at a Lake Charles casino. Sgt. James Anderson says they were contacted by the casino about someone trying to buy into a table game using phony money…

cut 12 (10) “and craps”

Jabour is charged with 49 counts of monetary instrument abuse.

The Terrebone Parish Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Miranda Riley of Dularge faces multiple charges after going on a rampage against her ex-boyfriend and several others in Houma. Captain Dawn Foret says as deputies detained Riley they learned from a neighbor that there was a fire on the front porch of the victim’s trailer which had not yet spread into the house…

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Riley’s charges include arson and felony criminal damage to property.

12:30 Newscast, August 17th, 2015

Louisiana chef Jay Ducote was not the big winner last night on this season’s Food Network Star. The title instead went to former NFL player Eddie Jackson. Ducote found out along with the rest of the viewers that he is the runner-up on the cooking competition’s 11th season. He says his first reaction was extreme disappointment…:
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Ducote had referenced his Louisiana and Cajun roots throughout the Food Network Star season. He says he sees this is as just the beginning of a long, promising career as a Louisiana chef.

Louisiana Tech is mourning the death of track and field student-athlete Noah Riche. The 22-year-old, who was a javelin thrower, was killed in an automobile accident in Arkansas after working at a Christian children’s camp at Camp Ozark. The Madisonville native was also an engineering major at Tech.

A state district judge has thrown out the lawsuit of a State House candidate who wanted to be listed as both Democrat and Republican on the ballot. Eric Gill reports…
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Governor Bobby Jindal continues his Presidential campaign. Jindal will be speaking at a town hall meeting this evening in Sioux City, Iowa.

 

11:30 Newscast, August 17th, 2015

A state district judge has thrown out the lawsuit of a candidate for the State House of Representatives who wanted to be listed as both Democrat and Republican on the ballot. Houma attorney Damon Baldone filed the suit after the Terrebonne Parish registrar of voters listed his party affiliation as “other”. Baldone feels he has the Constitutional right to register with both parties…:
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Baldone, who served on the State House as a Democrat from 2001 to 2012, says he plans to file an appeal with the State Supreme Court.

Baton Rouge chef Jay Ducote was not the big winner on this season’s Food Network Star. The Louisiana food blogger and radio host found out last night, along with the rest of the viewers, that he is the runner-up after former NFL player Eddie Jackson was named the Food Network Star of the cooking competition’s 11th season. Ducote, who has also competed on Masterchef, Cutthroat Kitchen and Last Call Food Brawl, maintains this is just the beginning.

The Terrebone Parish Sheriff’s Office says a woman is facing many charges after going on an apparent tirade against her ex-boyfriend and several others. Captain Dawn Foret says they received 911 calls regarding 25-year-old Miranda Riley of Dularge ramming her vehicle into other cars and trying to fight with multiple people while armed with a knife:
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Foret says they also believe Riley set the victim’s trailer on fire and bashed in all of the windows. The woman charges include of arson and felony criminal damage to property.

Through the first major scrimmage of LSU’s fall camp, Brandon Harris has the lead over Anthony Jennings in the battle for starting quarterback. Coach Les Miles says Harris received more of the snaps with the first unit during a scrimmage on Saturday night. Harris appeared in nine games last season, but didn’t see many significant snaps in final few games but coach maintains he’s more comfortable with the offense this season.

 

LRN Sportscast 11:40 August 17

With 19 days to go before the season opener, sophomore Brandon Harris has the edge over Anthony Jennings in the quarterback battle at LSU. Harris took more snaps than Jennings with the first unit during a scrimmage on Saturday night. Offensive coordinator Cam Cameron says he’s encouraged by the work Harris put in during the offseason, by adding about 20 pounds of muscle to his six-foor-three frame…
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The Bossier City native says he’s been all business since the team reported nearly two weeks ago…
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Harris also says the game has slowed down for him.

Louisiana Tech is mourning the death of track and field student-athlete Noah Riche. The 22-year-old, who was a javelin thrower, was killed in an automobile accident in Arkansas after working at a Christian children’s camp at Camp Ozark. The Madisonville native was also an engineering major at Tech.

ULM announces that this Saturday will be Fan apperciation night. The Warhawks are set to hold a scrimmage at JPS Field at Malone Stadium at six-thirty and then after the scrimmage, there will be a meet and greet with the players.

The Pelicans have announced they will hold training camp at the Greenbrier in While Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, the same place the Saints currently hold training camp. The Pelicans 2015 training camp will take place at the Greenbrier from September 29th to October 2nd.

And the Saints have reportedly signed former Ragin Cajuns linebacker Justin Anderson. The Foley, Alabama, native played in two games with the Giants last year.

10:30 Newscast August 17th, 2015

The Obama Administration has approved limited crude oil trading with Mexico. Scott Carwile get local reaction…:
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Authorities in Arkansas have released details of a fatal collision which claimed the life of a Louisiana Tech track and field athlete. They say 22-year-old Noah James Richie of Madisonville died in the accident near the Joplin community in western Arkansas when the car he was driving crossed the center line on the roadway and hit another vehicle head on. Rich, who was the javelin thrower on the Tech Track and field team was pronounced dead on scene.

Legal experts anticipate the debate over the Confederate monuments in New Orleans will go on for years and years. The legislative process of removing 4 statues from their current location has started. New Orleans Attorney Tim Meche says in addition to lawsuits and legal matters, there’s the question of how much this will cost and who is going to pay for it…:
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Mayor Mitch Landrieu started the conversation about moving the Robert E Lee statue from Lee Circle during a national conversation about Confederate symbols in late June.

State Police say a man from Houston was arrested after he was caught using fake money at a casino in Lake Charles. They say 27-year-old William Jabour tried to buy into a table with counterfeit bills and had already used them on roulette and craps. Investigators found bogus $100 and $50 bills in Jabour’s possession. He was charged with 49 counts of monetary instrument abuse and faces a million dollar fine and up to 10 years in prison.

 

09:30 Newscast August 17, 2015

Legal experts see the fight over Confederate monuments in New Orleans going on for years…

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Three of the four major gubernatorial candidates support Governor Bobby Jindal’s decision to end Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood. Republican David Vitter supports the move and says this issue is not new to him…

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All major candidate responses are at louisianaradionetwork-dot-com.

State Police say an Alexandria man is dead after a single vehicle motorcycle crash in Jefferson Davis Parish. Authorities say 62-year-old Donald Stanfield failed to negotiate a right turn onto an exit ramp on I-10. The motorcycle traveled off the roadway and struck a sign, ejecting Stanfield. Stanfield, who was wearing an approved helmet at the time of the crash, was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is promoting their Catch and Cook Program that allows anglers to bring their catch to a local restaurant to be prepared by a chef. Franklin Senator Bret Allain says it doesn’t cost a restaurant anything to participate in the program and they can charge the guest any amount they choose for the prepared dish.

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LDWF says 14 restaurants have signed on to the program including Galatorie’s in the French Quarter.

08:30 Newscast August 17, 2015

Only one of the four major gubernatorial candidates does not support Governor Bobby Jindal’s decision to end Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood. Democrat John Bel Edwards says a decision to defund Planned Parenthood should be based on the result of the investigation into the recently surfaced controversial videos. He thinks Jindal failed to plan for the impact of his choice…

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Candidate responses are at louisianaradionetwork-dot-com.

The Obama Administration has approved limited crude oil trading with Mexico. Louisiana Oil and Gas Association President Don Briggs says this would have a tremendous impact on oil and gas companies in the country…

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Converse Police say a weekend drive by shooting has sent three people to the hospital. They say the victims were heading home from a family reunion when a vehicle pulled alongside and someone opened fire. The condition of the victims is unknown. The Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office is assisting Converse Police in working to identify the shooter.

The state department of wildlife and fisheries is getting the word out about the recently created Catch and Cook Program. Emelie Gunn has more on what it’s all about…

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