1:30 LRN Newscast

We all remember how the pandemic impacted the automobile supply chain, but could it happen again with the United Auto Workers’ strike? Brooke Thorington has more.
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We are also facing a shortage of rain and the Tiger Island Fire has produced another round of evacuation orders in Singer. Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Shannon Burgess says keep an eye on their Facebook page for more updates…
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The State Fire Marshal’s Office has released more information into last week’s fatal fire in St. John Baptist Parish that killed a woman and her two small children. Spokesperson Ashley Rodrigue says they believe faulty wiring connected to the stove may have started the deadly blaze and there were no working smoke alarms in the home…
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A Rapides Parish man has been arrested on three counts of simple arson for setting wildfires in Grant Parish last week. State Agricutlure and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain says 32-year-old Michael Setliff of Flatwoods faces several years in prison if convicted…
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Strain says thanks to quick action by state and local firefighters, both fires remained small in size and impact.