A former Caddo Parish animal shelter worker has had to give up all pets and can’t be around animals for five years after he pleaded guilty to crimes against nature. Kevin Barnhart has the story.
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New research shows cable may have met its match. Connor Ferrill has the story.
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New numbers from the Louisiana Workforce Commission show the state added over five-thousand nonfarm jobs from February 2018 to this past February. Connor Ferrill has the story…
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A now-former animal shelter worker has pleaded guilty to crimes against nature following the accusations he encouraged a coworker at the shelter to have sex with a dog. Caddo Parish DA spokesperson John Prime says 43-year-old Booker Thomas of Shreveport was facing up to five years in the prison for his participation.
Cut 4 (11) “…3 months later.”
Prime says the woman who admitted to following through with act said there was video of the incident on Thomas’s cell phone, but that footage was never located.
Cut 5 (12) “…with another woman.”
Thomas is now being kept on a short leash asPrime says he was sentenced to three years hard labor, suspended, three years active supervision, ordered to relinquish custody of all animals, and cannot be live or work with any animals for five years.
Cut 6 (10) “…for sex offenders.”
Newly released research shows for the first time ever more Americans are subscribed to streaming services like Netflix, and Hulu rather than cable providers, 69 percent to 65 percent. Director of Student Media at LSU John Friscia says the majority of his students’ preference for streaming is telling of cable’s fate…
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On average households subscribed to 3 paid streaming services in late 2018.
Friscia says the competitive prices of streaming have made cable consumers do a double take…
Cut 8 (09) “…cheaper price”
Friscia says the trend is not surprising and it’s not going to slow down…
Cut 9 (10) “…tipping point″
The recently released February employment numbers show nonfarm employment has grown for a 12th consecutive month. The Louisiana Workforce Commission there were 59-hundred more nonfarm jobs in February 2019, compared to the previous February. L-W-C chief economist Ali Bustamante says the strongest industry is the education and health services industry…
Cut 10 (11) “…last year”
The number of health care jobs will continue to grow as L-H-C Group has broken ground on a Lafayette Home office that will create an additional 500 jobs in Acadiana. Economic Development Secretary Don Pierson says L-H-C is the nation’s number two company for home health care…
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The LHC Group started in 1994 as a single home health agency in St. Landry Parish. It recently merged with Almost Family and now operates in 36 states. It’s 32-thousand employees deliver home health, hospice, home and community-based services to those 65 and older.
Pierson says Lafayette has seen some big economic wins recently with the announcement of a helicopter manufacturer coming to the airport and the expansion of Waitr….
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The LSU men’s basketball team is one of the 16 teams still alive in the NCAA Tournament after a heart stopping 69-67 win over Maryland on Saturday in Jacksonville. For the second straight game in the tournament, the Tigers nearly let a double digit second half lead slip away, but Tremont Waters driving layup with one second left preserved the victory. Interim head coach Tony Benford gives the credit to the players…
Cut 13 (11) “…keep moving on”
LSU is 28-6 on the season and they will play Michigan State on Friday night in Washington D-C. The Tigers have won their fair share of close games this season and Benford credits the believe system that’s been installed in these players…
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Waters has made big buckets all season long and Benford says they knew who they wanted to take the final shot in regulation on Saturday….
Cut 15 (09) “…us today.”