Republican Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne has crossed party lines and endorsed Democrat John Bel Edwards in Louisiana’s gubernatorial runoff election. Eric Gill reports…:
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State Police say the man who was driving the vehicle when a 6-year-old passenger was fatally shot several times in Marksville, was not armed. Avoyelles Parish Coroner Dr. LJ Mayeaux reported that 25-year-old Chris Few was fleeing from city marshals who opened fire on the vehicle at the end of the chase. The little boy was killed. Edmonson said there is video of the incident, but they aren’t releasing any further information at this time.
Former Governor Mike Foster says he is strongly supporting Republican David Vitter in the November 21st gubernatorial runoff. He says he doesn’t have anything against John Bel Edwards as a person, but Democrats tend to use a lot of politics where they turn groups against each other…:
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He says Vitter has consistently led with clear, strong conservative Louisiana principles.
The Tiger fans are on their way to Tuscaloosa, for this weekend’s hotly anticipated showdown between LSU and Alabama. Jim Page is the president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama. He says the average home ‘Bama game for them means a $17 million economic impact, but big games even more…:
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