12:30 LRN Newscast

Louisiana is set to receive more COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and people 70-years and older will be eligible to get the vaccine next week. The vaccines will be sent to about 100 pharmacies across the state and Governor John Bel Edwards says you’l have to get an appointment to receive one…
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Edwards says a list of the pharmacies that will have the vaccines will be published on the Louisiana Department of Health’s website on Monday.

There are many people in Louisana anxious to ring in a new year by lighting fireworks. State Fire Marshal spokesperson Ashley Rodrigue says rain is in the forecast so make sure you light fireworks 200 feet away from your property…
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There’s the potential for severe weather today as 2020 wants to take one last jab at the state. Brooke Thorington has more.
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