6:30 LRN Newscast July 1

An LSU study shows high social and economic costs occur when there is a failure to diagnose and treat Conduct Disorder in kids. LSU psychology professor Paul Frick details the symptoms of Conduct Disorder…
Cut 4 (09) “…from home.”
The study found that the long term cost of not treating conduct disorder in kids is seven times higher than that of ADHD, a much more widely known disorder.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is asking fishermen to be on the lookout for the Asian swamp eel. The invasive species was found in Bayou St. John in New Orleans. LDWF biologist Robert Bourgeois says the swamp eel has the potential to throw off the ecosystem.
Cut 10 (11) “…fish for resources.”
Bourgeois says the Asian swamp eel is not a threat to humans and they are looking to see if eels have spread to water bodies near Bayou St. John.

The US Supreme Court defeated an effort last week to allow federal courts to intervene when states engage in partisan gerrymandering of voting districts. Fair Districts Louisiana co-founder Brandon Faske says the decision means Louisiana legislators can still draw their own districts and pick their own voters.
Cut 13 (11) “…negative.”
The court decision ended a legal effort to have North Carolina Congressional districts rewritten in time for the 2020 election.

On the opening day of NBA free agency, the Pelicans signed three-point specialist J-J Redick to a two-year contract worth 26.5 million dollars.