1:30 LRN Newscast May 30

The Louisiana House gave final passage to a bill to eliminate the employer-required 20-minute break for 16- and 17-year-old workers. Sean Richardson has more.

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And the Senate is expected to vote on a bill to remove the 30-year statute of limitations to prosecute child molestation. The bill passed unanimously in the House. Lafitte Republican Representative Tim Kerner says victims deserve to have their cases heard no matter how long ago it occurred.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is asking for your help if you see any fish kills this summer. LDWF Inland Fisheries Technical Advisor Robby Maxwell…

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Fish kills are typical this time of year due to droughts or hurricanes, but Maxwell says mainly it’s due to temperature and low oxygen in the water.

The 74th annual Peach Festival is this Saturday in downtown Ruston. Tori Davis with Experience Ruston says Lincoln Parish is home to the largest peach orchard in the state and the event, which honors their farming heritage, is the longest-running agricultural festival in Louisiana.

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