6:30 A.M. LRN News 07/27/2021

Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter and other community leaders will officially launch a unified effort today to advocate for appropriate federal disaster aid in the wake of Hurricanes Laura and Delta. Governor Edwards says while FEMA has been on the ground working, the area desperately needs community development block grant funding to assist residents.
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Three children have died and a fourth is critically injured in a one-vehicle wreck just south of Grambling in North Louisiana, Lincoln parish authorities report. The accident happened around 2:45 Monday afternoon. None of the kids were wearing seat belts when the car crashed and ejected the victims from the vehicle. The injured child was flown to Shreveport, more information is expected later this morning.

Longtime Lake Charles Senator Ronnie Johns now has a new title, Commissioner of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board. Brooke Thorington has more.
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