3:30 pm LRN Newscast Sept 30

Due to an overwhelming number of calls, disaster food stamp enrollment has been extended. Brooke Thorington has more….:

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The city of Shreveport wants Mardi Gras krewes to pay the overtime costs for SPD officers working parades. The city’s two biggest krewes say they simply cannot afford that. There’s talk of possibly moving the parades to Bossier City, or just not parading at all.


State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, the number one complaint his office is getting is the often slow response of insurance adjusters assigned to assess property damage. He says adjusters have up to 60 days to inspect a property, and that failures to initiate a loss adjustment within that time can result in penalties. Donelon says the delays are puzzling when one considers the sheer number of adjusters working in the state…:

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Filing a complaint of your own? Go to “ldi.la.gov”

Louisiana is making some progress in dealing with coronavirus. Fewer reported cases today than since early July, and fewer hospitalizations than we’ve seen since mid-July. Ochsner Health’s Chief Medical Officer Robert Hart says this current surge was worst of the four, and he hopes a possible fifth will be less severe…:

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