12:30 LRN Newscast April 19

The U-S House is expected to take a vote on Saturday to send foreign aid to Ukraine and Israel, a move that puts Mike Johnson’s position as House Speaker in jeopardy. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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In Lafourche Parish detectives are investigating two Thursday night shootings, one in Raceland, and the other in Thibodeaux that resulted in four injuries. There’s no evidence the two are related and Sheriff Craig Webre is asking for the public’s help in both investigations.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security has launched the Know2Protect campaign to educate parents about the dangers of online sexual exploitation and abuse of children. Special Agent Jessica Zuppardo says you can learn more at dhs-dot-gov Know 2 Protect, that’s with the number two.

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LSU could win its first national championship in gymnastics tomorrow. College Gym News co-managing editor Brandif Heffner says Cal, Florida, and Utah are more than capable of winning a national championship as well, but the Tigers benefit from having the best gymnast in the country….

Cut 7 (10) “…in the final”  

The championship begins at 3pm Saturday.