9:30 LRN Newscast March 25

All Louisiana adults will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting on Monday. Governor John Bel Edwards says it’s another step towards ending the pandemic, but a big hurdle that remains is making sure those over the age of 16 roll up their sleeves and get the shot…
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Edwards says to expect to see more large community vaccination events in an effort to reach as many people as possible.

The Board of Regents is seeking information from every college in Louisiana on how sexual misconduct complaints are handled. Higher Education Commissioner Kim Hunter Reed says the Board is concerned after the Husch Blackwell report detailed LSU’s failure to handle sexual misconduct incidents and she says those mistakes can not be repeated…
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State Health Officer Dr. Joe Kanter says he’s worried that overall the state’s progress in fighting the spread of COVID-19 has stalled. Matt Doyle has the story.
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Grambling State has suspended all football activities because of positive COVID tests. So the Tigers upcoming games against Alabama A-and-M on March 27th and Texas Southern on April 3rd have been canceled.

The Saints and Caesars Entertainment are reportedly close to finalizing a 20-year naming rights deal for the Superdome which it would make it the first NFL stadium with a gambling-based naming rights sponsor.