07:30 LRN Newscast, July 31st

Several lawmakers are calling for a legislative oversight hearing into the OMV data breach that exposed six million records to hackers. The state is offering a free year of credit monitoring, but Representative Chuck Owen of Leesville says they want more details…:
Cut 4 (09) “the administration”
You can sign up for the free credit monitoring at nextsteps.la.gov.

The Louisiana Housing Corporation has expanded the Blue Tarp Fund Roofing Repair program to increase the number of homeowners who need assistance. It currently applies to eligible homeowners mostly in the Greater Baton Rouge area, according to LHC Executive Director Joshua Hollins…:
CUT 7 (12) “last few years”
You can apply at lhc.la.gov/bluetarp.

Second Harvest Food Bank will open a new warehouse in the Houma-Thibodeaux area, expanding its operations across coastal regions by 2024. President and CEO Natalie Jayroe says Second Harvest currently has facilities in Harahan and Lafayette, and the new warehouse will allow them to better serve high need areas in times of disaster..:
CUT 19 (10) “in the neighborhood”
She says the warehouse will contain a 3,400 square-foot community kitchen capable of producing up to 3,000 meals a day.

Some great coaches and athletes were inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday night during a ceremony in Natchitoches. The 2023 class includes Eli Manning, Paul Mainieri, Wendell Davis and women’s basketball great Alana Beard.