3:30 LRN Newscast July 26

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The DOTD announces tolls will be needed to fund a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge in Lake Charles and the Louisiana Motor Transport Association opposes the use of tolls. Jeff Palermo has more…

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A 22-year-old Shreveport man was arrested Monday for allegedly stealing a horse, according to the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Livestock Brand Commission. Travious D. Johnson is accused of taking a palomino horse from a pasture without the owners’ permission. The horse was advertised for sale on social media and subsequently sold.

Governor John Bel Edwards spoke before the U-S Senate Budget Committee today on the financial impacts of climate change on infrastructure. He says the 14 billion dollars spent on improved levees in New Orleans after Katrina is an example of how significant government investment can prevent damage. He says the levees held up well to Hurricane Ida in 2021 and more flood control projects like this are needed…

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If it looks like your international travel plans could be disrupted due to passport renewal delays, US Senator Bill Cassidy is urging Louisianians to contact his office. He says he’s received numerous calls from residents who’ve missed vacations despite applying in advance and paying extra fees to expedite the process.

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If you’re having passport issues you can call Cassidy office in Baton Rouge.