3:30 PM Newscast June 10

This year’s edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book shows the pandemic had an unprecedentedly harmful effect on student learning. Annie E. Casey Foundation President Lisa Hamilton says this report shows a higher percentage of Louisiana students suffered from trauma than students nationwide.

Cut 3 (10) “…nationally.” 


A bill that would lift licensing requirements to braid hair did not make it through this year’s legislative session, but bill sponsor Mike Bayham of Chalmette intends to bring the bill back next year, when he says the conditions are more favorable.

Cut 8 (08)  “…push this.” 

In addition to this legislation, a separate lawsuit against the licensing process is going through appeals.

College athletic departments are preparing for the likelihood of paying their athletes a total of 22 million dollars as a result of a historic antitrust case between the NCAA and two former college athletes. LSU Executive Deputy Athletics Director Verge Ausberry says they are just waiting for terms to be finalized

Cut 13 (11)  “…year to year.”

Ausberry expects LSU will remain competitive once revenue sharing between athletic departments and athletes becomes a reality…

Louisiana may have among the country’s highest property and automobile insurance rates, pet insurance here is the most affordable. Dayna Drake with MarketWatch Guides says among the things pet insurance will pay for, depending on your coverage are…

Cut 11 (10) ” …vet visit.”