12:30 LRN Newscast Sept 28

As Hurricane Ian lashes out at Florida’s west coast, the Louisiana Red Cross is prepped to provide relief efforts once they receive the call. Executive director of the Louisiana Capital West chapter Ed Bush says about a dozen volunteers have already been deployed to Florida.

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He says about 50 volunteers from their chapter, which includes the Baton Rouge area and west to Lafayette, are on standby for the hurricane.

Ochsner Health is building a new, state-of-the-art neuroscience center in New Orleans. Dr. C.J. Bui (BOUY) says the main reason it’s being constructed is a growing need as people live longer. Bui says as we live longer, more of us will be impacted by neurological diseases.

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Angola’s old Death Row should soon be ready to house violent juveniles from the Bridge City Center for Youth in Jefferson Parish. Kevin Gallagher has more.

Cut 1 (28) “…I’m Kevin Gallagher.”