7:30 LRN Newscast

It’s Labor Day, so what does Louisiana’s labor market look like? Teiko Foxx has that story…
Cut 2 (30) “…I’m Teiko Foxx.”

The 5th ranked LSU Tigers did not do a good job last night and were trounced by 8th ranked Florida State 45-24. Coach Brian Kelly’s team led 17-14 at halftime but F-S-U scored 31 unanswered points…
cut 12 (09) “…second half”

The Republican Governor’s Association has released an attack ad airing that goes after the main Democrat in the governor’s Shawn Wilson, who served as the state’s transportation secretary for over seven years. The ad points the finger at Wilson for not doing more to improve Louisiana’s roads. ULM Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says Louisiana’s transportation infrastructure consistently ranks near the bottom…
cut 5 (10) “….eight years”
Wilson proposed raising the state’s gasoline tax so more money can be spent on roads, the Republican-led Legislature rejected that idea.

More than 500 orphaned well sites in Louisiana have been plugged this year as a result of funding from the federal Infrastructure law. DNR spokesperson Patrick Courreges says these wells have the potential to contaminate water supplies and they can emit methane…
cut 7 (09) “…with cement”