2:30 LRN Newscast Dec 20

Five people are dead and two critically injured in St Landry Parish, after two related crashes on I-49 late Friday night. The story from Dave Brannen…:

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Actor Josh Duhamel will reign over New Orleans’ Carnival as Bacchus LIII (53). The Krewe made the official announcement Sunday. Duhamel is known for roles in the Transformers films, the series “Las Vegas” and being married to pop star Fergie. The Krewe of Bacchus parade will be Sunday night, February 27th.


Louisiana motorists who are on the autism spectrum can now get a driver’s license that quickly and easily identifies them as such. Louisiana OMV’s Matt Boudreaux says all you need to get one is certain documents…:

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The word “autistic” will appear in bold text under your driver’s license photo.

The Saints pulled a small miracle in their shut-out of the defending NFL champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday. The Black & Gold blanked the Bucs 9-0. Tom Brady was sacked 4 times, with Saints defensive end Cam Jordan making his 100th career sack…:

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Saints are now 7-7 on the Season.