5:30 LRN Newscast Jan 13

The US House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for Incitement of Insurrection on a 232 to 197 vote with ten Republicans joining all Democrats in support. Four Republicans chose to abstain.

The day saw several impassioned speeches on the House floor for and against impeachment. Democrats say the President must be held accountable for his role in spurring on a violent mob of his supporters who stormed the Capitol last week. Most Republicans argued impeachment will divide the country even more.

Congressman Garret Graves voted against impeachment, calling the President’s behavior unacceptable and says impeachment is pointless because the President is no threat to incite further violence. Since January 6th

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The FBI has warned state capitols of threats of armed protests over the weekend.

For those 70 and older LSU-Health Shreveport is hosting a drive-thru clinic to administer the COVID Vaccine. School Chancellor Dr. G.E. Ghali says the clinic is at the Shreveport Fairgrounds and the whole process takes about an hour and after your shot…

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They are asking participants to preregister at lsuhs-dot-edu and you can also register on-site at the clinic.

ULM has hired Rich Rodriguez as its offensive coordinator to work under head coach Terry Bowden.  It’s unknown how much ULM will pay Rodrigeuz. But Monroe News-Star Sports Reporter Adam Hunsucker points out Rich Rod is still receiving buyout money from Ole Miss.

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The son of Rodriguez, Rhett Rodriguez also transferred to the Warhawks.