9:30 am NEWSCAST

Political analysts said heading into Saturday’s election that the one surprise could be Jeff Landry winning outright….and it happened. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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Governor John Bel Edwards congratulated the Governor-elect on his victory.  But he also had some words of caution over the historically low voter turnout, pointing out that nearly 300-thousand fewer people voted than in 2019’s open primary.  Governor Edwards warning that ugly politics will only get uglier if we disengage and allow the most partisan, extreme voices to dominate.


Republican Billy Nungesser has been elected to a third term as the state’s Lt. Governor. Nungesser faced five challengers and received over 65-percent of the vote. He’s appreciative of the public’s support…

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Louisiana Citizens policyholders seeking financial assistance to fortify their roof against wind damage can apply for a grant of up to ten thousand dollars at noon today. 500 grants were made available two weeks ago and it took over two minutes before they were gone. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says interested homeowners should register before the grants are made available…

Cut 4 (10) “…other folks.”

There’s a link to register on the Department of Insurance’s homepage.