2:30 LRN Newscast Sept 30

State Wildlife and Fisheries agents are asking deer hunters in Franklin, Madison, and Tensas parishes to submit their deer samples to test for Chronic Wasting Disease or CWD. LDWF Deer Program Manager Jonathan Bordelon says there is a list of locations on their website and at each location signage and instructions on how to submit a sample…:

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Bordelon says an infected deer may exhibit signs of weight loss, excessive thirst, incoordination, and lack of fear of people.

The Ark-La-Miss Fair returns to Monroe today after a two-year COVID pause. Mike Shields, with the West Monroe Civitan Club, says the food booths come from local non-profits and are important cash sources for them, and for Civitan. He says the organization has given between $25,000 and $50,000 back to the community…:

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Louisiana State Police Officers will undergo additional training as part of the ABLE Project. Jeff Palermo explains…:

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More troubles for New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell. This time allegations she’s been using a city-owned apartment in the French Quarter for personal use. Cantrell’s office says she never actually lived there, and she has only used the apartment in the same way previous mayors have. Meanwhile the petition to recall Cantrell has reached nearly 20-precent of required signatures to get a recall elections.