6:30 LRN Newscast

It’s Labor Day; the federal holiday recognizing those that work hard for a living with a day of rest. With that in mind, what is the “labor picture” in Louisiana? We asked economist Dr. Loren Scott, who says the state is still suffering worker shortages due to the pandemic…:
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Scott says busy hurricane seasons in 2020 and 2021 have slowed the recovery.

Fifth District Congresswoman Julia Letlow is urging Louisiana to formally request USDA assistance for farmers impacted by excessive rainfall last month. LSU Ag Center soybean specialist Doctor David Moseley says in northeast Louisiana anything planted in April has some damage
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State officials say the state’s one point three billion dollar investment in coastal protection projects is paying off in results. Marsanne Golsby reports.
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What an insane finish to last night’s LSU game. The Tigers went on a 99-yard touchdown drive in the final minute, only to have the extra point blocked, which resulted in a 24-23 defeat to Florida State. It was the second kick blocked in Brian Kelly’s LSU head coaching debut…
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