11:30 LRN Newscast

In New Orleans, oral arguments are underway in a lawsuit that seeks to find FEMA’s flood insurance rates unlawful. Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon…
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FEMA is expected to argue that they have administrative power to set rates and do not need to share how they make those decisions.

The Louisiana Department of Health is launching a new website and social media marketing campaign to promote their 988 suicide and prevention helpline. State Suicide Prevention Coordinator Robyn Thomas says the new website is louisiana 9-8-8-dot-org.
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Since 9-8-8 launched in July of 2022, call volume to the suicide prevention hotline has increased by 11 percent.

We are a month away from a gubernatorial primary that hasn’t provided many fireworks. Teiko Foxx has the story…
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No classes again today at St. Helena College and Career Academy as a result of Tuesday’s fatal shooting as school was getting out in Greensburg. Authorities say a 14-year-old fatally shot another student and wounded two others. Investigators believe bullying may have prompted a shooting. More information could come out during a 1:00 press conference.