4:30 LRN Newscast March 27

The United Cajun Navy is assisting people in the small towns of Rolling Fork and Silver City, Mississippi after tornadoes leveled the communities Friday night. UCN founder and president Todd Terrell says they’ve shifted from search and rescue to distributing supplies and food.

Cut 6 (11)  “…door-to-door.” 

The United Cajun Navy is asking for donations, you can find out more on their Facebook page.

Pollock Representative Gabe Firment has filed a bill requiring insurance companies to offer policyholders an endorsement where the insurance company would pay to upgrade a damaged roof to fortified standards. Firment says it’s a way to lower costs and decrease damage.

Cut 3 (06) “…much less” 

The session begins two weeks from today.

Louisiana U-S Representative Julia Letlow’s Parents Bill of Rights Act was approved by the House last week, but the bill needs 60 votes in the Democratic-majority U-S Senate. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says the legislation faces a dead end in the upper chamber. But Letlow says the bill shouldn’t be partisan…

Cut 13 (09) “…pushing this through.”

The LSU Lady Tigers basketball team are headed to the Final Four in the NCAA tournament. All-American forward Angel Reese came to LSU after leading Maryland to the Sweet 16 last season. The Baltimore native says she needed a fresh start and for Kim Mulkey to coach her hard…

Cut 10 (09) “…Coach Mulkey” 

They’ll play Friday night in Dallas.