3:30 LRN Newscast

Attorney General Jeff Landry, the front-runner in the 2023 governor’s race, has received the endorsement of U-S Senator Bill Cassidy. ULM Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says the momentum continues to grow for Landry….
cut 6 (09) “…fundraising”
Meanwhile the other candidates in the race are taking shots at Landry. Sharon Hewitt, says Landry is Louisiana’s top law enforcement official, but yet crime has increased the last eight years.

The city of Minden is bracing for the loss of power after an Entergy substation caught on fire Sunday and in order for repairs to be done, the electricity has to be shut off. Minden Mayor Nick Cox…
cut 15 (09) “….we’re ready”
Cox says they do not know when the power outage will occur or how long it will last.

Gas prices are on the rise again with the average price for a gallon of regular gas statewide at $3.36 up by fifteen cents compared to last week. Teiko Foxx explains…
Cut 2 (32) “….I’m Teiko Foxx.”

Plastic fabrication company, Ampacet Corporation will close its production plant in DeRidder early next year. 65 workers will lose their jobs. The Louisiana Workforce Commission says the first round of layoffs will take place the last full week of August.