5:30 LRN Newscast Nov 17

We know that Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry is running for Governor next year, U-S Senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy could run as well along with a couple of other statewide elected officials and state lawmakers. Mandeville Representative Richard Nelson says he’s also planning to run…

Cut 12 (12) “…fundamental issues” 

Are you tired of the chilly temperatures? Well, a warm-up is not expected until next week. In fact, State Climatologist Barry Keim says Friday night into Saturday morning there will be a reinforcing cold front.

Cut 7 (06)  “…into Thanksgiving.”
Most of the southern half of the state is under a freeze watch late tonight and into tomorrow morning. Temperatures could be in the upper 20s for central Louisiana tomorrow morning.

An investigative TV reporter in New Orleans questioned Mayor LaToya Cantrell about the amount of time she spends at a city-owned apartment and traveling with a New Orleans police officer assigned to her security detail. Cantrell refused to answer if she thought it was inappropriate.

Cut 11 (08)  “…unmatched.”

The city’s inspector general is investigating if Cantrell has used the apartment for personal use along with the police officer.

Southeastern’s School of nursing has been named the Nursing School of the Year by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation.  Dean of the College of Nursing Ann Carruth says they have programs to train veterans and a telehealth program funded by the US Department of Labor to help improve healthcare access in rural communities.

Cut 5 (06) “…hospital to do.”