5:30 LRN Newscast Sept 27

The nation’s obesity epidemic continues to grow, and Louisiana is among 19 states with an adult obesity rate greater than 35 percent. 

Brooke Thorington has more…

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Mayor Cantrell has refused to pay the city roughly 30,000 she used this year to upgrade her city air travel to business and first class.

According to New Orleans city attorney, the mayor is an employee in Orleans parish, therefore the city’s travel policies apply to her.

The missing vehicle of 48 years old Michelle Reynolds has been located in New Orleans. Reynolds’ husband reported her missing last Thursday in the Houston area. Sergeant Danny Lares, with the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office, says investigators are doing all they can to find Reynolds 

Cut 10 (08) “…Mrs. Reynolds.” 

LSU women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey gave a no comment yesterday when asked at a press conference about her former player Brittany Griner, who is in Russia serving a nine-year sentence for drug possession. Mulkey hasn’t said much about Griner’s public ordeal but says she’s hoping Griner makes a safe return

Cut 12 (07) “…home safely.”