12:30 Newscast, February 25th, 2016

The 5th Circuit Court of appeals rules that Louisiana can begin enforcing a law that requires abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. Benjamin Clapper with Louisiana Right to Life says this is common sense and he’s not sure what the Department of Health and Hospitals will do now…:
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Those who opposed the legislation said it would make it harder for women to get an abortion in Louisiana.

Lawmakers on the House floor have begun what is sure to be a heated day of discussions over tax raising measures the Edwards Administration is pushing to help close the more than $900 million dollar current financial year deficit. Republicans have asked the Governor to change the way government does business so that these budget issues don’t keep popping up. They are interested in pension reform, capital outlay reform and tax reform.

A new study from AAA shows 87% of drivers engage in risky behaviors behind the wheel. Halen Doughty has more…:
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The Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance launches its “In for 10” campaign to build support for a new Interstate 10 bridge over the Calcasieu River.