8:30 LRN Newscast May 29

College baseball is dominating the news. Paul Mainieri has announced his retirement after 15 seasons as the coach of the LSU Tigers. Louisiana Tech and Tulane need to win twice today to stay alive in their conference baseball tournaments. A win for the Ragin Cajuns and they advance to the Sun Belt Tournament championship game and McNeese is a win away from a Southland Tournament championship.

The state legislature has sent a 38-billion dollar spending plan to Governor Edwards’ desk, a record amount buoyed by federal coronavirus aid….
cut 2 (30) “…I’m Matt Doyle”

A human skull found in Cameron Parish more than three years ago has been identified as 58-year-old Sally Hines of San Antonio. Cameron Parish Sheriff Ron Johnson says it was a local woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, saw a computer-generated image of what the skull would resemble in person that connected the dots.
Cut 10 (11) “…at zero.
San Antonio Police is handling the investigation into Hines’ disappearance and death.

State highway officials are urging motorists to pay attention and don’t speed this Memorial Day Weekend holiday. DOTD spokesperson Rodney Mallett says 330 people have died in fatal car crashes in Louisiana this year after over 800 died last year. Mallett hopes they do not surpass that number this year…
Cut 7 (9) “…that trend downward”