5:30 LRN Newscast April 12

The Louisiana Department of Health reports one storm-related death in Rapides Parish. A 60-year-old woman was killed after a tree and power line fell on her home outside Pineville Wednesday. The National Weather Service says the same system was responsible for 14 tornados stretching from Texas to Florida

Good news for crawfish lovers. The average price per pound for mudbugs is 50 cents lower this week. Teiko Foxx has more…

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After multiple delays with Federal Student Aid, the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance will have expanded virtual hours April 15-19 from 8 am until 8 pm and you can register now for an appointment if you need assistance. LOSFA Spokesperson Ebony Holmes says until colleges can send award letters students who are eligible for TOPS should visit their student hub tracker and…

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It’s going to be a jam-packed weekend at the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival. Rhonda Poche says this year’s strawberry crop looks amazing and there’s a reason Louisiana has the best strawberries in the world.

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The parade is an 9:30 Saturday morning and the festival ends at 6Pm on Sunday. It’s the state’s largest free festival.