6:30 AM Newscast

Governor-elect Jeff Landry has been criticized for forming an exploratory committee on the city of New Orleans that doesn’t include city leaders. He says right now the committee is solely focused on identifying concerns.

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A new state law requires vape products to be registered with the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control in order to be legally sold. The list of products that made the cut will be released tomorrow. Agency Commissioner Ernest Legier says for a vape product to be on the registry, it must receive FDA approval…

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Governor John Bel Edwards along with LDVA Secretary Col Joey Strickland will honor veterans at a wreath-laying ceremony today. Brooke Thorington has more.

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The Louisiana Pardon has denied clemency hearings for several people on death row, including one of the longest-serving Inmates on death row. James Copeland, who was convicted of raping and killing an 11 year old boy in Livingston parish in 1979 was denied a clemency hearing yesterday. In all, five inmates were denied clemency hearings at a board meeting yesterday.