11:30 LRN News Nov 30

The 2021 Hurricane Season officially ends today and after a wild ride for Louisiana two seasons in a row, it’s welcome news. Brooke Thorington explains.

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It was a deadly four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend across Louisiana. Trooper Michael Reichardt tells us 16 people died in ten fatal crashes.

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Last year, Reichardt says the death toll was significantly lower with eight people dying in seven crashes investigated by state police.



LSU has hired one of the winningest coaches in college football to lead the Tigers. Brian Kelly leaves South Bend, Indiana, for Baton Rouge after a 113-40 record at Notre Dame. Tiger Rag Editor Ron Higgins says Kelly should succeed at LSU after guiding the Fighting Irish to the College Football Playoffs in two of the last three years…

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Kelly landed a ten-year, 95-million-dollar contract.

Governor Edwards is heading to Maryland for the National Governor’s Association’s Infrastructure summit.  It’s a gathering where governors, federal partners and the private sector are scheduled to talk about the best way for implementing the one-point-two-trillion-dollar infrastructure bill President Biden signed earlier this month. He’s to take part in an infrastructure discussion with several other governors tomorrow. Edward’s is scheduled to return to the state Wednesday evening.