9:30 LRN Newscast July 2

The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission says extra officers will be on the highways this fourth of July weekend looking for impaired drivers. Spokesperson Mark Lambert says based on data from LSU 100 people were injured and six people were killed in alcohol-related crashes during last year’s Independence Day holiday. He says one of the biggest travel threats to families is an impaired driver

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As of Friday feminine products and diapers are state sales tax free. The bill establishing that in law was passed in 2021. New Orleans Democrat Representative Aimee Freeman says her “Pink Tax Exemption” affects all women, regardless of their politics…:

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Former, Louisiana Tech football star and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson died from using fentanyl and cocaine. That’s the result of a blood toxicology report. He was found unresponsive in a Baltimore home just over two weeks ago. Funeral services and visitation for Ferguson are being held today in St. Francisville.


It appears that Zion Williamson will be nesting with the Pelicans for a few more years. David Grubb has the details…

Cut 1 (35) “…I’m David Grubb.”