7:30 LRN Newscast

Today, Governor-elect Jeff Landry will announce who will be the next leader of State Police. Landry’s transition team also says the governor-elect will announce other safety and security appointments. Landry will make the announcement during a press conference in New Orleans. La-politics-dot-com publisher Jeremy Alford says Landry has made it clear he wants a safer New Orleans…
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The Rolling States will play at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on May 2nd and today at 1 PM, tickets will go on sale to Louisiana residents only…
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That’s Festival producer Quint Davis. Go to n-o-jazz-fest-dot-com to purchase tickets.

The Louisiana Department of Health says it has met more than 90 percent of its 45 Fiscal Year 2023 goals….
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Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain tells the USA Today Network that he will ask the Legislature for 43-million dollars to purchase new firefighting equipment and add state firefighters. This year Louisiana experienced its worst wildfire season in a century, losing 62-thousand acres of forestland.