1:30 LRN Newscast Dec 28

The forecast for relief at the gas pump remains grim and predictions for spring even more depressing. Brooke Thorington has more…:

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Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins has reinstated face mask orders for all city facilities and employees. Perkins himself has tested positive for the coronavirus and is currently in quarantine. Also, St. Martin Parish has reinstated mask rules as cases surge across the state.


As we say goodbye to 2021, State Climatologist Barry Keim looks back on some of the past year’s biggest weather events. He says Hurricane Ida in August was without a doubt the most significant, but there was also Tropical Storm Claudette; the first Louisiana storm to actually form OVER land. Keim also cites last February’s Arctic air blast…:

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Shreveport posted a record-low 1 degree during that winter storm.

A COVID-depleted New Orleans Saints roster, coupled with an untried rookie quarterback contributed to the Black & Gold’s 20-3 loss to the Miami Dolphins last night. NFL analyst Mike Detillier says QB Ian Book was simply overwhelmed, as the Dolphins pass rush chewed up a makeshift Saints offensive line…:

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The Saints face Carolina at home next Sunday.