9:30 LRN Newscast Jan 30

The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Office arrests three men in connection with a double homicide in Montegut on January 13th. 35-year-old Beaux Cormier of Kaplan, 25-year-old Andrew Eskine of Carencro, and 22-year-old Dalvin Wilson from Rayne are charged with two counts of first-degree murder.  Two women 37-year-old Hope Nettleton and 34-year-old Brittany Cormier, both of Montegut were found shot inside a home and pronounced dead at the scene.

Johnson and Johnson’s COVID vaccine has an international 66% average efficacy, but 72% in the US and it’s one injection.

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It’s been slow going vaccinating the state’s nursing home residents and staff. State Health Officer Dr. Joe Kanter says 93,600 Moderna vaccine doses have been allocated to a program and so far, only 30-percent have been administered.

Cut 5  (12) “…faster.” 

The vaccine rollout in nursing homes is being conducted by CVS and Walgreens.

Senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy join other Republican Senators request a meeting with President Biden over concerns involving his recent oil and gas policy. UL Lafayette Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says Biden made climate change a priority during his campaign and he does not expect the new President to back off of his positions.

Cut 13 (11)“..energy.”