6:30 LRN Newscast

President Biden will pardon thousands of people convicted of simple marijuana possession under federal law. Biden says marijuana laws disproportionately affect people of color. Baton Rouge criminal defense attorney Andre Belanger says it’s a bold move for the president politically, but…:
Cut 13 (13) “…is going to have.”

We’re a month away from the November eighth open congressional primary election. U-S Senator John Kennedy is a heavy favorite to win re-election. Democratic candidates Luke Mixon, Gary Chambers and Syretia Stieb (Stibe) are trying to force a run-off, and pollster John Couvillon says Black voters are expected to come out strong from Chambers and Stieb…
cut 4 (10) “….comes up with”

The 46th Annual Zwolle Tamale Fiesta is underway in Sabine Parish, and they expect to serve five thousand dozen tamales. Brooke Thorington has more.
Cut 2 (33) “…I’m Brooke Thorington.”