12:30 LRN Newscast

Republican State Treasurer John Schroder has told Louisiana Radio Network he will not run for governor next year, if G-O-P Senator John Kennedy decides to run for governor. Schroder says if Kennedy runs for governor, he’ll run for re-election as State Treasurer and look forward to working with Kennedy…
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Kennedy said shortly after he was re-elected to a second term in the U-S Senate that he was considering a run for governor.

Federal authorities are searching for potential victims from an online child exploitation scheme that started in Northeast Louisiana in 2021. A grand jury has indicted Gary London Harper for producing child pornography after praying on underaged minors. U.S Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana Brandon Brown says he’s glad Harper is in federal custody.
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Harper used Snapchat and Cash app with usernames like “lilharp”, “oleharp”, “Millwright2011”, and “olecountry1234”.

St. Tammany Officials have called a 1 PM press conference to provide more information about the double homicide case involving a retired priest. Brooke Thorington….
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And again that press conference is at 1 PM.