11:30 LRN Newscast

House Speaker Mike Johnson of Benton’s political future is on the line as the US House is scheduled to vote on Saturday to provide funding for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan. LSU political science professor Robert Hogan says far right Republicans oppose additional funding to Ukraine
Cut 3 (11) “…as speaker”
Georgia Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene has said she will move forward with her motion to vacate Johnson if he puts a Ukraine aid bill up for a vote in the House.

Rural and Smaller Louisiana towns now have Faster internet thanks to a 290 Million dollar upgrade just completed by T-Mobile. 92% of Louisiana Parishes now have access to mid-band ultra capacity 5-G. T-Mobile Vice President Jennifer Silveira…
Cut 8 (11) “…our network.”

It’s awaiting a hearing in the House Criminal Justice Committee, but teacher unions are opposed to legislation that would allow administrators and certified teachers to possess a gun inside a school. Some are concerned about allowing guns in a firearm-free zone. But Greenwell Springs Representative Lauren Ventrella says gun-free zones do not matter to someone who wants to kill multiple people…
Cut 12 (13) “…when called.”

LSU could win its first national championship in gymnastics on Saturday. They will compete against Utah, Florida and Cal, but not Oklahoma. The two-time defending champion Sooners suffered multiple falls in the semifinals and they are out. College Gym News co-managing editor Brandif Heffner…
cut 6 (10) “…slight edge”
The NCAA Championships will begin at 3 PM on Saturday.