6:30 LRN newscast March 29

Starting today everyone 16 and older is eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Louisiana Independent Pharmacies Association President Randall Johnson says for 16 and 17-year-olds, they will have to take the Pfizer vaccine as that’s the only one that’s been approved for that age group…
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Johnson says bring your ID and insurance card, if you have one, to your appointment. Ochsner Health is hosting a vaccine fest from 10 AM today until 10 AM tomorrow at the Shrine on Airline in Jefferson Parish and appointments are still available.

Marrero Senator Patrick Connick has filed legislation that would allow college athletes to make money off their name, image, and likeness. Connick says California and Florida have already passed a similar law…
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If passed, the law would take effect on January 1, 2023.

LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron has been accused of lying to investigators about contacting an alleged sexual harassment victim of former running back Derrius Guice, an allegation the coach denies. Matt Doyle has the story.
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