2:30 PM Newscast Nov 30

After the worst wildfire season in Louisiana history, Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Dr. Mike Strain says he’ll ask lawmakers next year to approve 43 million dollars for new firefighting equipment and personnel and Strain says funding is critical in preparing for possible wildfires in the future. He says forestry-made bulldozers will also help crews to fight wildfires efficiently.

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A federal judge has extended the deadline for redrawing Louisiana’s congressional map. The new incoming legislature will have until January 30th. Under Louisiana law the earliest a special session can take place would be January 15th.Political Analyst Bernie Pinsonat says U-S District Judge Shelley Dick should realize January 30th is not enough time…

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A hearing in Caddo Parish today will decide if the election results by a single vote margin stand in the Sheriff’s race or if another runoff will be held. Brooke Thorington has more.

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Every parish in the state should see rain today as a wet weather pattern begins, especially for the southern half of Louisiana. LRN Meteorologist John Wetherbee says there’s a slight risk for flash flooding in central and southwest Louisiana…

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