8:30 LRN Newscast 12-29-20

The fallout from the pandemic is not only being felt in the economy but also among women seeking OB/GYN care. Brooke Thorington explains.
Cut 2 (30) “…I’m Brooke Thorington.”

A Legislative task force is studying whether Louisiana elections should move to a closed primary system and will submit its recommendations by the next regular session.
Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat..
Cut 5 (08) “…Presidential.”

Former Governor Edwin Edwards turned down a COVID vaccine over the weekend when he was at LSU-Health Shreveport for routine medical tests. Edwards biographer Leo Honeycutt says 93-year-old Edwards has tested negative for COVID three times in the past two months but didn’t want to jump the line for a vaccine.
Cut 14 (11) “…who does.”

Edna Karr is gunning for their fifth high school football state championship in a row tonight as they take on Carencro for the Class 4A title at 6 PM in Natchitoches.
Karr is coming off a dominant 35-13 win over Warren. The Cougars clobbered Istrouma 70-19. Karr head coach Brice Brown .
Cut 11 (09) “…quarters.”
Edna Karr is a New Orleans team based in Algiers.