LRN Newscast 16:30 November 24

A judge is allowing the family of Norris Greenhouse Junior to post bond, which paves the way for his release from jail. Greenhouse is one of two officers accused in the shooting death of a six-year-old autistic boy in Marksville. A Louisiana law that prohibits lawyers from posting bond kept Greenhouse in jail. His father is a prosecutor, but Judge William Bennett ruled that the law doesn’t apply in this case.

Several members of the national media say its crazy that LSU would fire Coach Les Miles, despite five straight losses to Alabama and a current three-game losing streak. Athletic Director Joe Alleva has declined to comment on the record about rumors of Miles dismissal at the end of the year. Dennis Dodd of cbs-sports-dot-com says Alleva is mishandling the situation….
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Dodd also doesn’t believe the rumors that Jimbo Fisher would leave Florida State for LSU.

Blue Bell ice cream lovers are in luck as the creamery announces they’re coming back to the Bayou State. Spokesperson Joe Robertson says Blue Bell will begin to restock Louisiana grocery stores on December 21st…
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Blue Bell pulled its ice cream from store shelves in April over listeria concerns.

John Bel Edwards’ first address since being elected Governor happened at the annual Louisiana Federation of Teachers convention in Lake Charles. Edwards says he has no plans to close charter schools, but charter school placement should not be a decision necessarily made by BESE…

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Edwards also stated that he had no intention of shutting down the state’s voucher program.