12:30 LRN Newscast Mar 23

There was a nine percent drop in the total number of abortions performed in Louisiana from 2019 to 2020 according to the Louisiana Department of Health. Louisiana Right to Life Executive Director Ben Clapper says there’s a number of reasons why the number of abortions has declined…

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It was a year ago today that the Stay-at-Home order went into effect. Several Phases later the restaurant industry is now operating at 75-percent capacity. But Louisiana Restaurant Association President Stan Harris says approximately 27-thousand restaurant workers lost their jobs in the last year.

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The restaurant industry is the largest private employer in the state.

Former LSU leader F-King Alexander is out as president at Oregon State after submitting his resignation. Alexander faces criticism for his role in the systemwide failure at LSU on how they handled previous sexual misconduct allegations. OSU Board Chairwoman Rani Borkar hoped they could rebuild their trust with Alexander, but…

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The CDC revises guidance for K-12 schools to three feet for physical distance between students in the classroom in addition to face masks. Congressman Mike Johnson says we’ve known for many months that the risk of transmission is extremely low particularly among young students. Johnson believes there was political pressure on the CDC not to revise the guidelines from Democrats…

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