12:30 PM Newscast June 11

Governor Jeff Landry signed the Positioning Louisiana to Win bill earlier today reorganizing Louisiana Economic Development, which House Commerce Committee Chairman Representative Daryl Deshotel of Marksville says makes sure every business is fairly represented in state government by establishing a private sector-led board to advise LED.

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Bacteria that cause strep throat and some hospital-acquired infections may save millions of lives. LSU Biological Sciences Professor, Roger Laine is working on cancer treatments using polysaccharides isolated from two different bacteria to destroy tumors. They work by attaching to receptors in the capillaries that feed the tumors…

Cut 10 (09) “…the tumor.”

Laine says treatment with the polysaccharides, CM101 and PS1, shows promise with minimal side effects because they target the blood supply and not the tumor itself which also prevents the tumor from becoming resistant to treatment.


The University of South Carolina shocked the baseball world by selecting Paul Mainieri to be the Gamecocks next baseball head coach. The move comes after South Carolina fired their head coach Mark Kingston after his seventh season with the program. Tiger Rag editor Todd Horne…

Cut 3 (16) “… little shocking.”