10:30 am Newscast

Among the topics in the first statewide televised debate with five of the seven major gubernatorial candidates, was the state’s property insurance crisis. Four of the candidates say they would call for a special session immediately after taking oath. Slidell Senator Sharon Hewitt says how the state regulates the industry needs to be changed.

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Former Louisiana Business and Industry president, Stephen Waguespack…

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Frontrunner Republican Jeff Landry did not participate in the debate. LRN

Grambling will battle LSU for the first time ever on the football field Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.  Teiko Foxx spoke with the University’s President about what this means.
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The LSU Board of Supervisors has approved a new ten-year, 36-million dollar contract for Lady Tigers basketball coach Kim Mulkey. Mulkey will make 3.15 million dollars in the upcoming season. It’s richest contract in women’s college basketball LRN.