9:30 LRN Newscast

Food stamp benefits are going up for recipients as they are receiving a cost of living adjustment because of rising food costs. For a family of four, the increase is nearly 100-dollars a month. Shavana Howard with the Department of Children and Family Services says gross and net monthly limits for households are also increasing…
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The University of New Orleans is receiving a ten-million dollar federal grant to help build a new energy center that will focus on developing green hydrogen. Governor Edwards has set a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. UNO research and technology foundation president Rebecca Conwell hopes the research at the New Energy Center will significantly contribute to that effort…
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Conwell says the design phase of the center has yet to begin, but the research into solving long-term energy challenges is underway.

State education officials announce a new plan today to help head off violence in Louisiana schools. More from Kevin Gallagher…:
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Shreveport native and former Louisiana Tech star Terry Bradshaw revealed during the Fox’s NFL pregame show that he’s battled cancer twice in the last year. Bradshaw says he was diagnosed with bladder cancer last November, but says he’s now bladder cancer free. And earlier this year the 74-year-old had skin cancer removed from his neck.