5:30 LRN Newscall Aug 16

Another contagious disease that’s making a resurgence is polio. Polio was once one of the nation’s most feared diseases, that caused thousands of cases of paralysis, mostly in children. LSU Health New Orleans infectious disease specialist Dr. Fred Lopez says it’s been detected in New York City’s wastewater.

Cut 3 (10) “…not been vaccinated.” 

A carjacking suspect in New Orleans was struck and killed by traffic last night, while trying to flee police on foot. NOPD Chief Shaun Ferguson says cops were chasing a stolen SUV, when it suddenly stopped and three persons fled on foot: two into a neighborhood, one towards I-10…:

CUT 13(08)      “…of this individual.”

The suspect has not yet been identified.

The Governor’s Litter Abatement and Beautification Task Force has released its initial recommendations for litter prevention efforts across Louisiana. The task force was established by executive order in January and Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says state agencies are more committed than ever to cleaning up our state…

Cut 11 (15) “…repeat offenders.”

The 2022 “I Voted” sticker was unveiled today. The brightly colored sicker of the state capitol is designed by New Orleans artist Becky Foss.

Cut 8 (12) “…ever seen.”

Secretary of State Kyle Adrion says voters love to post photos wearing the stickers on social media after they’ve voted. You can see a photo of the sticker at Louisiana Radio Network.com