1:30 LRN Newscast June 30

Governor Edwards has restored $100-million that was cut from the state budget for the health department, but will it prompt a veto override session? Brooke Thorington has more…:

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An Excessive Heat Warning is once again posted for most of the state today, with no significant changes expected in our weather, according to forecasters. Afternoon highs will range from the upper 90’s to around 102.


If you’re hitting the water this weekend, make sure the person piloting the boat remains sober. LDWF is conducting Operation Dry Water for the holiday weekend. Lt. Garett Kimball suggests designating a sober skipper…:

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Remember all the DWI laws for driving apply to operating a boat too.

Lawmen will be on the roads in force – looking for drunk drivers – during the “drive sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Louisiana Highway Safety Commission spokesman Greg Fischer says July 4th is among the worst holidays for DWI mishaps…:

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A DWI can get you fines up to $1000 and up to 6 months in jail.