3:30 LRN Newscast

With the saltwater intrusion expected to move up the Mississippi Rover residents are panic buying bottled water. Brooke Thorington has more.

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A juvenile was arrested after authorities linked him to making a bomb threat to Denham Springs Freshman High School on Friday. Authorities say the juvenile is charged with terrorizing, communicating false information of a planned bombing of school property, and intimidation and interference in the operation of schools. The juvenile was booked into the Florida Parish Juvenile Detention Center.

The current jackpot has been rolling over since July 22nd making tonight’s Powerball Jackpot worth $785 million. Dustin Annison with the Louisiana Lottery says it’s the fourth-largest jackpot in the game’s history…

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The cash value of tonight’s drawing is $357 million and sales for this Powerball Jackpot in Louisiana through Sunday were close to $14 million.

The statewide average for regular gas in the Bayou State dropped below $3.40 to $3.36 a gallon. Triple-A fuel analyst Don Redman

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