12:30 LRN Newscast July 4th

Another COVID surge sweeps across the state…Here’s David Grubb with more…

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LSU has narrowed down it’s searched to fill their Civil Rights Title IX post to three. They are Tanya Lowery who’s at the University of Texas Permian Basin, Todd Manuel of the Edison Electric Institute and Nicole Roberson from Texas A & M. The previous position was under the general counsel office at the university but has been moved to the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX.

Louisiana U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy says, regardless of one’s politics, Americans should pay attention to the congressional January 6th hearings in D.C. Cassidy says it remains to be seen if former President Trump will face charges. In reference to the capitol rioters who called for Vice President Mike Pence to be hung…

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Cassidy voted in favor of Trump’s Impeachment much to the chagrin of Trump supporters in Louisiana.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind of you to practice fireworks safety this 4th. Spokesperson Ashley Rodrigue says it’s always best to attend a public display where professionals are handling them but if you choose to do your own make sure it’s legal to do so at your location and choose an appropriate one.

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Rodrigue says never light fireworks impaired or allow children to handle them, even sparklers.