1:30 LRN newscast

Beginning today you’ll pay less for feminine products and diapers thanks to the pink tax exemption. Brooke Thorington explains.
Cut 2 (30) “…I’m Brooke Thorington.”

Cooking out for the 4th of July will cost 17-percent more than last year. Louisiana Farm Bureau spokesperson Avery Davidson….
cut 29 (09) “…on average”
But Davidson says the cost for strawberries, sliced cheese and potato chips is lower.

28-year-old Brian Allen of Alexandria is facing second-degree murder charges for allegedly providing fentanyl that led to an overdose death in Pineville. Rapides Paris Sheriff’s Office chief of staff Tommy Carnline says over the past several months, detectives have been investigating overdose related deaths
Cut 12 (08) “…made the connection”
Allen has also been charged with criminal conspiracy and possession and distribution of a C-D-S-two, which is fentanyl.

The Pelicans and star forward Zion Williamson have reportedly reached an agreement on a five-year contract extension that will keep Williamson in New Orleans for the next six years. The deal could be worth up to $231 million. Fox Sports’ Rob Parker says it’s a no-brainer for both sides.
Cut 6 (11) ” …match made in heaven.”