1:30 LRN Newscast May 31

Major changes go into effect for hunting and fishing licenses tomorrow. Brooke Thorington has more on what you need to know before reeling in the next big one.

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Sadly, an elderly woman was killed and two others were wounded after another shooting took place following a high school graduation ceremony. Morris Jeff Community School had completed its ceremonies on the campus of Xavier University in New Orleans today when shots were fired. New Orleans Police have three people in custody for questioning but no arrests have been made. Anyone with information regarding the shooting call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

A bill that would result in civil penalties against state and local governments and educational institutions that required proof of vaccination against COVID-19 for entry into government facilities is closer to final legislative passage. Stonewall Representative Larry Bagley’s convinced the Senate Judiciary C Committee to pass his bill…

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Bagley’s bill, which passed in the House last month on a 59-26 vote, heads to the Senate floor for more discussion.

LSU held a virtual media briefing on the eve of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season in anticipation of another active summer. Dr. Paul Miller, assistant professor of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, was instrumental in developing a new forecasting model. After reviewing all of the atmospheric data for the month, Miller says…

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Five storms is up from the annual average of 3.7 named storms per year.