06:30 LRN Newscast, September 27th

Governor John Bel Edwards plans to request a federal emergency declaration over saltwater intrusion in the Mississippi River and the potential it will impact local drinking systems. The Army Corps of Engineers constructed an underwater sill in July, which performs like a levee, slowing the saltwater from moving upstream. Colonel Cullen Jones…:
Cut 12 (08) “..10 to 15 days”
Edwards says accurate information and updates about the saltwater intrusion can be found at emergency-dot-la-gov.

We continue our profiles of the six main candidates for governor. Independent Hunter Lundy says he’s the most qualified to be governor because he’s not part of the old system or establishment…:
Cut 4 (11) “but the Lord”
Early voting for the October 14th primary begins Saturday.

LSU stars Angel Reese and Olivia Dunne are on the cover of this month’s issue of Sports Illustrated as the leading college athletes in NIL deals. SI’s senior writer Stephanie Apstein says they are impressed Resse and Dunne are not only making a lot of money, but are involved in several philanthropic efforts…:
Cut 14 (11) “…I think”
Both are worth more than $1.5 million in NIL deals, according to the NIL 100 list.

A disappointing morning for Saints fans as New Orleans fell Sunday to Green Bay 18-17 after leading 17-0 going into the fourth quarter. Quarterback Derek Carr went down with an injury in the third quarter and backup Jameis Winston could not lead New Orleans to any points.