06:30 Newscast, May 1st, 2017

A measure to be heard before the House Ways and Means Committee would place a flat corporate income tax of 2-percent on the profits of businesses. Emelie Gunn has more…:
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President Donald Trump has reached 100 days in office, but what does that mean for Louisiana? ULM political science professor Dr. Joshua Stockley says there’s been very little direct policy change at the federal level under the new administration…:
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He says Mr. Trump’s first 100 days in office have been turbulent and unorthodox.

The Capitol City is anxiously awaiting a decision from the Department of Justice on whether or not civil rights charges will be handed down against the Baton Rouge police officers involved in last summer’s fatal shooting of Alton Sterling. Former Metro Council member John Delgado gives his take…:
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President of the Baton Rouge Chapter of the NAACP, Mike McClanahan expects that if charges are not brought forth, there will be protests and rallies around the city….:
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It’s rumored that a decision could come down by Tuesday.

A wet roadway following rain Sunday may have been a factor in a crash that claimed the life of an on-duty Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s deputy — 26-year-old Justin Beard.