4:30 LRN Newscast Nov 30

Sad and alarming news is out about the Thanksgiving holiday weekend traffic. More from Dave Brannen…:

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Recently convicted of sex crimes, former St. Tammany Parish sheriff Jack Strain will plead guilty to federal charges in a bribery and kickbacks scheme involving the parish jail’s Work Release program. The 16-count indictment was announced in August 2019. So far Strain has not commented publicly on the matter.


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’s 10-year deal is worth a reported $95-million plus incentives.

The deadline for Medicare Annual Enrollment or to make changes is a week away. Ann Booth of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana says their agents look at the three P’s in advising the ideal Medicare plan for an individual, they consider provider, pharmacy benefit, and the plan value…:

CUT 11(12)      “…choosing a plan.”

Call them at 800-568-1417 or visit bcbsLAplan.com/Medicare