11:30 LRN Newscast

U-S Senator Bill Cassidy announced today he will not run for governor next year. The Republican from Baton Rouge says he has important work in Congress he wants to accomplish. U-L-M Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says now we wait to see if fellow U-S Senator John Kennedy will get in…
cut 4 (08) “…or Democrat”

Louisiana is gaining back 3500 oil and gas jobs by mid-2023. That’s according to a new report from LSU’s Center for Energy Studies.
Cut 1 (26) “…I’m Marsanne Golsby”

Good news for residents living in and around Avoyelles Parish as the Avoyelles Hospital announces plans for a 25-million dollar renovation that will result in an expansion of health care services….
cut 15 (12) “….brand new”
That’s the CEO at Avoyelles Hospital Tim Curry.

The Golden Band from Tigerland is the first marching band to ever receive a Grammy nomination. The band recorded the album Full Circle with alum Sean Ardoin last spring, and it’s received a nod as Best Regional Roots Music Album. LSU Band Director Dr. Kelvin Jones says it’s historic.
Cut 12 (11) “…like this.”
We’ll find out in February if they won.