7:30 LRN Newscast April 29

The House Education Committee overwhelmingly supports a proposal that would prohibit public schools from paddling or using other forms of corporal punishment. 36-year veteran teacher Tammy Wood told the committee that if a student is acting out, schools should find out why, instead of beating them…
Cut 8 (11) “…psychologists.”
The measure passed nine to two and heads to the House floor.

The full House approves a bill requiring employees at colleges to report cases of domestic abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment and stalking to the campus Title Nine coordinator. New Orleans Representative Aimee Freeman on how a mandatory reporter must learn of the sexual misconduct…
cut 14 (08) “….another manner”
The measure heads to the Senate for more discussion.

LSU announces they will have full capacity for outdoor sporting events and it starts with tomorrow night’s game at Alex Box Stadium when the Tigers baseball team hosts top-ranked Arkansas.

No capacity restrictions as well for the LHSAA Softball State Tournament which begins today in Sulphur. Matt Doyle has more…
cut 3 (30) “…I’m Matt Doyle”

And tonight is the NFL draft, two former LSU wide receivers could be drafted in the first round, Ja’Marr Chase and Terrance Marshall. The Saints have the 28th overall pick in the first round and could pick a cornerback.