LRN Newscast 14:30 05-01-15

The full Senate has approved a measure that would require public school systems to promote the online homework assistance service to help parents who have been having a hard time helping with homework because of new standards. Napoleonville Senator Troy Brown says, under this proposal, schools would have to include information about the program in their handbooks…:
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New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton is very pleased with their first two picks of the NFL draft last night. The first was Stanford offensive lineman Andrus Peat. Payton says their second pick was linebacker Stephone Anthony from Clemson, who also was a first team All-SEC selection…
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The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that three people have been arrested in connection with the overdose death of 26-year-old Lance Gordon. Here’s Michelle Southern with more…
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A Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Deputy has been fired following his arrest in Shreveport by Shreveport Police. Sixty year-old deputy Larry Harrell of Haughton was fired yesterday afternoon following his arrest on on solicitation of prostitution charges.