12:30 Newscast, May 26th, 2015

Another round of severe weather rolled through Louisiana earlier today and State Climatologist Barry Keim says more rain is coming. He says rainfall is in the forecast for the next several days. Keim says there is at least a 50-percent chance of rain each day for the rest of the week…:
CUT 9 (09) “kind of patterns”
Keim says the Tangipahoa Parish town of Tickfaw has received 10.8 inches of rain over the last month, five inches above normal.

A week into shrimp season local prices at the dock are plummeting. Clint Guidry, President of the Louisiana Shrimp Association says some shrimpers are having trouble paying for expenses much less making a profit because of a massive increase in imported shrimp. He says there is one specific way consumers can help Louisiana shrimp…:
CUT 5 (06) “working fisherman”

A bill that would ban sex selection abortions in Louisiana stalls in a Senate Judiciary Committee. The vote on the legislation by Houma Representative Lenar Whitney was 2-2.

Governor Bobby Jindal could be kept out of the first Republican debate of the 2016 presidential campaign. Fox News will host the debate in August and the network requires contenders to be in the top 10 in an average of five national polls leading up to the event. LSU Political Science Professor Robert Hogan says with Jindal in jeopardy of making the cut, he’ll try to get the attention of party activists…:
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