11:30 LRN Newscast Aug 16

Beginning tomorrow morning eligible Entergy customers can apply for a one-time $150 credit on their bill. Entergy spokesperson David Freese says they’ve pledged $4.4 million, and the United Way is helping them with the application process, To see if you are eligible visit the bill pay section on Entergy’s website.
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For example, the total household income for a family of four cannot exceed $69,000.

Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory is back at work after spending 21-days in a rehab facility in Texas to treat alcohol addiction and PTSD issues. Guillory served in the military in Iraq and says he turned to alcohol at the end of the day to relieve stress…

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The state supreme court’s rejection to hear an appeal challenging the ban on abortion in Louisiana forces the closure of the three remaining clinics. Kathaleen Pittman Director of the Hope Medical Center for Women in Shreveport says she’s not sure what’s next for her clinic.

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A Lake Charles woman is facing second-degree murder charges because her six-month-old daughter died after she left the little girl in the car for hours. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Stitch Guillory says it’s a very sad situation.
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An off-duty deputy and another deputy attempted to perform live saving measures on the child, but she was later pronounced dead at a hospital. 22-year-old Ivy Lee of Lake Charles was booked on second-degree murder and possession of marijuana.