2:30 LRN Newscast July 30

A two-year-old was found inside a Baton Rouge apartment this morning along with a woman who appeared to have been dead for four to five days. Authorities believe the woman, age 37, is the young boy’s mother. Police say there are no obvious signs of foul play, and an autopsy has been ordered. The child who was malnourished was taken to a local hospital to be evaluated.

More species in the animal world are turning up positive for COVID-19. Don Molino has more.

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The fourteen SEC presidents voted unanimously to invite both Texas and Oklahoma into the Southeastern Conference Tony Barnhart with the SEC Network and TMG Sports says the addition of Texas and Oklahoma will make the SEC a 16-team league and there have been talks of a possible four-team, four-pod system when the two schools are added instead of a traditional east and west format.  Barnhart that’s just one of the possibilities.

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The hot and humid temperatures continue for the Bayou State this afternoon and into the weekend prompting the need for heat advisories. State Climatologist Barry Keim says on Monday it looks there’s an increased chance for thunderstorms which might keep the temperatures down and…

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