8:30 LRN Newscast

Between now and the start of early voting on September 30th, we’ll profile the six main candidates for governor on October 14th. Today it’s Republican Slidell Senator Sharon Hewitt who says if elected governor she’ll focus on education
cut 1 (32) “….I’m Brooke Thorington”

Nola-dot-com has endorsed Republican Stephen Waguespack for governor. Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise has endorsed the Republican front-runner Jeff Landry.

The extremely hot and dry summer officially comes to an end tomorrow with the first day of Fall. With a new season, can we see a change in the weather pattern? State Climatologist Barry Keim says the long-range forecast does call for above-normal precipitation
cut 12 (12) “…western Gulf”

LSU is a 17.5 point favorite on Saturday to beat Arkansas, but the last three games played between these two teams have been decided by three points. Linebacker Greg Penn expects a tight game…
cut 15 (12) “….the win”
Kick-off on Saturday is at 6 PM.