8:30 LRN Newscast

LSU’s season ended last night with a crushing four-to-three loss in ten innings to North Carolina in the Chapel Hill Regional. Coach Jay Johnson didn’t want to see the season end…
Cut 16 (11) “…Super Regional at home.”
The Tar Heels scored the tying run in the ninth inning and UNC took the lead in the tenth inning after right fielder Jake Brown dropped a fly ball to let the go-ahead run get on second base.

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says the state will not have a float in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The float is designed to promote tourism in Louisiana, but Nungesser says the float went by so quick during the television broadcast, it’s not worth it. But Nungesser says they will continue to have a float in the Rose Bowl Parade on New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California…
cut 9 (05) “…this float”

The 2024 regular legislative session came to a close last night. Lawmakers approved hundreds of bills, including property insurance reform legislation. Council for a Better Louisiana President Barry Erwin says it remains to be seen if less regulations on insurers will lead to more companies writing policies in Louisiana….
cut 5 (11) “…pretty significant’

On the final day of the regular session, legislators approved a bill that would give judges the option of a sentence that includes surgical castration to a person convicted of sexually abusing a person under the age of 13. The bill’s author, Baton Rouge Senator Regina Barrow, says such crimes against children are inexcusable…
cut 14 (12) “…a baby”
If signed into law, the bill would take effect on August first.