1:30 LRN Newscast Aug 31

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help to find Robert Fulton Browning, who disappeared almost 33 years ago. Browning would be 85 now and was last seen walking away from his Monroe home on November 27th, 1989, after an argument. Deputy Glenn Springfield says the investigation at the time found no leads. He says Browning’s family hasn’t given up either.

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If you have any information contact the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Delta Interfaith a group from East Carroll Parish is calling on the state to keep internet provider Sparklight from derailing broadband expansion. Nathanael Wills with Delta Interfaith says they are hoping Governor Edwards and Commissioner Jay Dardenne will assist their efforts.

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He says Sparklight is protesting  and wants to remain the sole provider.

August is ending without a named storm for the first time since 1997. State Climatologist Barry Keim says we’ve gone since early July without a named storm and that’s the first time since 1941 that there have been no named storms between July 3rd and August 31st. He says it’s been an odd hurricane season….

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Keim says we can’t let our guard down as September 10th is the peak and there’s still time for a major storm to develop.

American Cruise Line announces its newest river cruise ship, the American Symphony, will call Natchez, Mississippi its port of origin by 2025. The American Symphony currently sails out of New Orleans up the Mississippi River. American Cruise Lines CEO Charles Robertson on why Natchez…

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