08:30 LRN Newscast, August 16th

Since the state supreme court rejected to hear an appeal challenging the ban on abortion in Louisiana, the three remaining clinics here are being forced to close. Director of the Hope Medical Center for Women in Shreveport, Kathaleen Pittman:
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This is the first time since 1974 Louisiana does not have an abortion clinic.

Starting tomorrow, eligible Entergy customers will be able to apply for a one time $150 credit on their bill. To qualify your total household income cannot exceed $69,000. Entergy spokesperson David Freese says more programs are coming to help customers who need assistance with their bill…:
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You can apply for the credit on Entergy’s website.

Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory is back from a three-week stay at in-patient rehab in Texas. He met with the media to discuss his recovery. Marsanne Golsby has that…:
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Myles Brennan’s troubled football career has come to an end as the LSU quarterback announced Monday he has decided to move on to the next chapter in his life. It’s reported the 6th year QB, who was considered a favorite to win the starting job for the Tigers, made the decision after he was told he would be placed in the 3rd string position. No word on who Coach Brian Kelly’s starter will be when the season opens against Florida State on September 4th.