5:30 LRN Newscast Oct 31

Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins Twitter post in response to the news that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband was attacked with a hammer last week has raised eyebrows. The tweet read, “The moment you realize a nudist hippie male prostitute LSD guy was the reason your husband didn’t make it to your fundraiser.” The post was deleted last night, and ULM Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says a staffer for Higgins likely took it down…

Cut 10 (09) “…the moment”

Louisiana’s agriculture industry is not laughing about the low Mississippi River levels. Director of the LSU Center for River Studies Clint Wilson says lower water levels means barges transport fewer goods and businesses that service ports are also hurting…
Cut 4 (08) “…being impacted.” 
Apple has updated its latest operating system to 16.1 and Haggai Davis, Customer Success Manager at General Informatics says when previous iOS versions were released there were complaints of batteries draining faster on iPhone but the newest version appears to have remedied that.

Cut 14 (11)  “…a lot of improvements.” 

Davis is also the host of the podcast Tech Gumbo.

Tonight’s Powerball Jackpot has reached one billion dollars, that’s a billion with a B, and Louisiana Lottery Spokesperson Dustin Annison says it has a cash value of $497-point-three million.

Cut 6 (09)  “…jackpot ever.”

You have until 9 PM to purchase your Powerball ticket for tonight’s drawing at 9:59 PM.