The latest campaign finance totals are out for the gubernatorial candidates and Republican Jeff Landry still has a big lead .  Here’s Jeff Palermo.

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An incurable and deadly disease, is wiping out 16 different types of palm trees in Louisiana. LSU Ag Center Plant Doctor, Raj Singh on Lethal Bronzing.

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And he says the treatments are not available to the average homeowner.


All 15 juvenile offenders placed at a temporary facility in Angola have been moved to a youth facility in Jackson Parish according to the state Office of Juvenile Justice. The lead plaintiff attorney David Utter says they’ll wait to see how the youths are treated before deciding if they will continue with the civil rights lawsuit…

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Utter filed the lawsuit to have the youths moved to another facility. He says juveniles were placed in solitary confinement and not getting the necessary rehabilitative treatment. The O-J-J denies those claims.

The body of a missing Vermilion Parish woman has been found and her boyfriend has been arrested. 34 year old David Smith, originally from New Iberia, has been charged with hit and run. An autopsy will determine how 49 year old Bobbie Jo Saltzman died and more charges against Smith are possible.