2:30 LRN Newscast

The editorial staff of the Times-Picayune and NOLA.com endorses Stephen Waguespack for governor. Brooke Thorington has his reaction and frontrunner Jeff Landry’s.
Cut 2 (30) “…I’m Brooke Thorington.”

At this hour Governor John Bel Edwards is holding a Unified Command Group Meeting in New Orleans. They are talking about a saltwater wedge moving up the Mississippi River and possibly impacting drinking water. There’s low water flow on the Mississippi, because of a lack of rain, which is allowing saltwater to move upstream.

Tomorrow is the last day to register to vote. You can do so online at geaux-vote-dot-com. If you recently moved, you can provide your updated address so you can vote at the correct precinct. One-point-one million people are registered as a Democrat, while just over one-million voters are registered as a Republican. Joel Watson is with the Secretary of State’s Office…
Cut 8 (12) “…Republicans are”

Authorities have tracked down 63-year-old Greg Lawson of Ringgold, he escaped from police custody 32 years ago, just before a jury found him guilty of attempted murder. Bienville Parish Sheriff John Ballance says Lawson was living mostly in Mexico after he shot Seth Garlington during a dispute at a gas station…
cut 15 (03) “…be served”