12:30 PM Newscast

Grambling State University has chosen Dr. Martin Lemelle to serve as its 11th president. Lemelle is a 2006 graduate and served as the executive vice president and chief financial officer at GSU from 2016 to 2021. He says the appointment is a lifelong dream come true.

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In 2023, the national first-time pass rate for the National Licensure examination for registered nurses was 79-percent and LSU-Alexandria just had 100 of their 40 recent grads pass on the NCLEX on their 1st attempt.  Director of the LSUA’s School of Nursing Sarita James says most of their students are working parents or individuals working on a second career…

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Legislation to expand methods to carry out the death penalty Senate Judiciary Monday. Brooke Thorington has more.

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