8:30 am Newscast

The Food and Drug Administration approved Zepbound, a new type two diabetes drug for chronic weight management by pharmaceutical giant Eli Lily. Director of Bariatric Medicine at LSU Health New Orleans, Dr. Catherine Hudson says more than 22 percent average weight loss was seen in obese patients. However…

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There will be a special Veteran’s Day ceremony this afternoon at the Veterans Memorial Park, near the State Capitol. LDVA spokesperson Brandee Patrick says Secretary Col Joey Strickland and Governor John Bel Edwards will place wreaths to represent each branch of the military as well as those who are Prisoners of War and Missing in Action.

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The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control is planning to release a list of vape products on Friday that can be legally sold. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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A University of Louisiana Monroe professor was arrested yesterday for allegedly wire-tapping the offices of a professor and graduate student. 48 year old Chad Allen Lewing of West Monroe was charged with two counts of wire-tapping and booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center.