12:30 LRN Newscast February 24

The Public Service Commission is urging Louisiana utilities, electric, gas, and water to step up their vigilance on cyber security as a result of the unrest caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Most cyber-attacks are financially motivated, but PSC member Lambert Boissiere says attackers are also looking to disrupt businesses.

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Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson, who serves on the House Armed Services Committee says they’ve been receiving intelligence for some time that a Russian invasion of Ukraine was looming.

Cut 7 (13) “… a real threat.”

If you have a SNAP EBT card you can now purchase groceries online. Brooke Thorington has more on the big announcement.

Cut 3 (30) “…I’m Brooke Thorington.”