2:30 pm LRN Newscast Sept 29

There’s good news and bad news in Louisiana about the current COVID-19 surge.  It comes from State Health officer Dr. Joe Kanter…:

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The bad news is coronavirus is still very much a thing in our state and – Kanter says -people need to keep vigilant to not spread it or get sick. The Governor’s mask order remains in effect another four weeks.

The baby giraffe that died this month at the Baton Rouge Zoo was a victim of anaphylaxis. Zoo vet Mike Warsaw says nailing down what caused it could be tough. He says it could be something as small as a bug bite…:

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The 20-month-old was named for former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow.


A Thibodaux man faces second-degree murder charges in the death of his infant daughter. Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Lt. Brennan Matherne says they found the baby girl dead after a welfare check Tuesday. He says that led to the arrest of 26-year-old Jake Guidry, who initially didn’t cooperate with lawmen, but eventually did start talking…:

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Guidry’s bond is set a million dollars.

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy says he’s pushing legislation to delay huge increases in National Flood Insurance premiums for about a full year. He says the proposed Risk Rate 2.0 plan could be financially traumatic for many…:

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