10:30 LRN Newscast Mar 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.


LSU athletics director Scott Woodward is expected to testify the next time the Senate Select Committee on Women and Children meet to discuss the school’s mishandling of previous sexual misconduct cases. There was another long hearing on the scandal again on Friday and LSU general counsel Winston DeCuir says the school is putting into place policies that would make sure sexual misconduct claims are fully investigated…

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Senator Patrick Connick proposed a bill that would allow college athletes to make money off their name, image, and likeness.  Taylor Sharp has the story.

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The NFL is expected to make an announcement that they are expanding the regular season from sixteen to seventeen games, sometime this week according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The League has played a 16-game regular season since 1978. Several NFL players have voiced displeasure on the expansion including New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara.