1:30 LRN Newscast May 28

The Legislature sends a 38-billion dollar spending plan to Governor Edwards’ desk, a record amount buoyed by federal coronavirus aid.  Matt Doyle has more…

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A Scott man was arrested for allegedly fatally shooting his dog and posting video of the shooting on Snapchat. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office says 23-year old Issac Gotreaux was arrested Tuesday and faces charges of cruelty to animals and unlawful posting of criminal activity for notoriety or publicity

After 15 seasons and a national championship at LSU, baseball Coach Paul Mainieri is retiring as a head coach. 63-year old Mainieri led the Tigers to the College World Series five times, winning it all in 2009 and finishing as a runner-up in 2017. But his critics say Mainieri didn’t win enough national titles like Skip Bertman, who won five titles. Tiger Rag Editor Ron Higgins…

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The roadways will be crowded this Memorial Day weekend and state officials want you to be alert and drive safe. Louisiana Transportation Department spokesperson Rodney Mallet says in 2020 over 800 drivers died in Louisiana. Mallett hopes they do not surpass that number this year, despite traffic volume up over last year.

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