1:30 LRN Newscast Dec 28

Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves expects Congress to address Southwest Airline’s Failure to deliver on thousands of scheduled flights when they convene a new Congress next year. Graves expects to be chairman of the Aviation House Subcommittee, so he’ll be in the middle of those discussions…

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At the Louis Armstrong International Airport, hundreds of bags that flew on Southwest are stranded in New Orleans.

Authorities have arrested a suspect in the Christmas Eve fire at the Hammond Walmart. State Fire Marshal’s spokeswoman Ashley Rodrigue says media exposure of the man’s picture led 43-year-old Terrence Michael Coe of Hammond to call investigators

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Rodrigue says Coe told investigators he set the fire as a distraction so he could shoplift.

The Sean Payton rumors of him returning to the Saints to be their head coach will not go away. Jeff Palermo has the latest…

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The Caesar’s Superdome was evacuated this morning after a construction fire broke out in the walls of the historic stadium. No injuries were reported. Extensive renovations are ongoing to modernize the stadium’s interior. The Sugar Bowl is Saturday between Alabama and Kansas State. The Saints are in Philadelphia on Sunday.