4:30 LRN Newscast April 19

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” 

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.

Cut 9 (12) “…the police.” 

Oklahoma stumbles at the NCAA gymnastics championships, giving LSU an excellent chance to win its first national title.

Cut 2 (32)  “…I’m Jeff Palermo” 


According to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission the state has the 3rd highest rate of pick-up truck fatalities so next week officers will focus on them with the Buckle UP in Your Truck Campaign. DOTD Spokesperson, Gregory Fischer…

Cut 12 (10) “…their seatbelts”