1:30 PM Newscast June 11

The tragic drowning of a 12-year-old in Ascension Parish Monday serves as a reminder of the dangers of water. In Louisiana drowning is the third cause of death for children ages one to 14. In Baton Rouge, BREC Aquatics Instructor Daniel Burg says through a partnership with the Red Cross they offer free swimming lessons…

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For a list of classes in your area visit RedCross.org and search swimming.

Attorney General Liz Murrill was in Eagle Pass Texas Monday visiting the southern border. She’s the latest elected Louisiana official to make the visit where Louisiana National Guard troops are assisting Texas Law enforcement and other National Guardsmen in Operation Lone Star as they look to get a handle on illegal immigration. While there, Murrill thanked the Louisiana Guardsman and told them she prayed for their safe return home.

Governor Jeff Landry signed a bill earlier today reorganizing Louisiana Economic Development. Mel Bridges has more.

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Former LSU Baseball Head Coach, Paul Mainieri is coming out of retirement to be the University of South Carolina’s next baseball head coach. Tiger Rag editor Todd Horne says the game of baseball has changed tremendously since Mainieri in retired 2021.

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