1:30 LRN Newscast May 20

The fate of a Constitutional Convention this fall is in the hands of the Senate as it awaits a hearing in Governmental Affairs after clearing the lower chamber. La Politics-dot-com publisher Jeremy Alford says there are many questions over Governor Jeff Landry’s appointment of delegates and how they could sway constitutional changes.

Cut 6  (11) “…they want. ” 

LSU women’s basketball announces Hall of Famer Seimone Augustus is joining the staff as an assistant coach. According to Patrick Wright, voice of the Lady Tigers, though Augustus is replacing Johnny Derrick due to his retirement, she is set to fill a much different role.

Cut 3 (08) “…that stuff.” 

This is Augustus’ second assistant coaching job after one season with the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA.

Target announces its lowering prices on about five-thousand items in its store. UNO Business Professor Mark Rosa says they’ve already cut prices to 15-hundred items and plan to slash prices on hundreds of household basic items like food, drinks, diapers, and pet foods, which he says is the logical way to go.

Cut 10 (13) “…routinely.” 

Congressman Graves says he plans to run for re-election, but he hasn’t decided if it will be the sixth District, his current seat that was reapportioned as the state’s second majority-Black district. LSU Political Science Professor Robert Hogan says Graves could run against fellow Republican Julia Letlow in the fifth district…

Cut 24 (10) “…Republican district.”

US Speaker of the House Mike Johnson has endorsed Graves for the 6th district and other GOP Louisiana congressional members.