LRN Newscast 14:30 08-31-15

LSU Football Coach Les Miles was not able to attend his first lunch press conference of the season today, having to go to the hospital…
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That’s LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva. Miles told reporters he was fine, and would be back for afternoon practice.

Tonight, it’s the first of three public meetings about proposed improvements to the I-10 Corridor in Baton Rouge. DOTD Spokesperson Rodney Mallett says prelimary plans will be presented, along with hearing public input before they proceed…
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The meeting will be held at the Baton Rouge River Center is tonight at 6pm.
After West Monroe High School leaders confiscated Confederate flags from student’s vehicles Friday, principal Shelby Ainsworth says he hopes students understand the new policy…
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The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office says a New Roads man committed suicide after accidentally killing his brother. A witness told investigators that 27 year-old Joshua Miller was playing with a handgun when he pointed it at his brother; 25 year-old Jeremiah Miller, and pulled the trigger. Authorities say it does not appear to been an intentional act for Joshua to kill Jeremiah.