2:30 LRN Newscast February 25

It’s the final weekend before Mardi Gras, which means big fun and hopefully big revenues for Louisiana. David Grubb has more…:

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If you’re going to parades between now and Fat Tuesday, Governor John bel Edwards has a message: pack out your trash. The Governor is happy to see Mardi Gras return as the pandemic winds down, but he’s concerned for the huge amounts of litter parades create. He just asks that you pick up your own and toss it in the trash.


U-S Senator John Kennedy says it’s time to expel Russian President Vladimir Putin from the international community for attacking Ukraine. Kennedy says it’s time to stand up to Putin’s aggression, and make him an international pariah. Fellow Senator Bill Cassidy says tougher sanctions than what President Biden has imposed are called for…:

CUT 08(13)      “…fell apart.”

A decorated Marine Corp general and Louisiana native shares his view of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Major General Ron Richard – now retired – says while we watch what Russia’s doing, we must also keep close watch and China and its aggression toward Taiwan. He worries the U.S. has “grown soft”…:

CUT 14(13)      “…a stark difference.”