06:30 Newscast, April 4th, 2016

The House will hear three measures this week that seek to help ex-inmates reenter society. Halen Doughty has more…:
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This season’s corn crop is off to a soggy start after record amounts of rainfall during March. LSU Ag Center corn specialist Dan Fromme says it’s been a challenging year so far. He says we’ve seen rain in excess of 20 inches and some corn fields are still underwater…:
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There are only two weeks left until Tax Day, which is April 18, and time is running out to file federal taxes. IRS Spokesperson Lea Crusberg says usually April 15th is the deadline, but those who like to wait until the last minute have a couple of extra days to work with…:
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She adds those individuals who live in one of the 30 parishes that have been declared a federal disaster area qualify for an extension and you can get details at IRS.gov.

A 4-year-old from Shreveport is fighting for his life following a tragic accident Sunday afternoon. Cops say the site of the incident indicates the toddler was crossing behind and Ice Cream truck when he was struck by a vehicle traveling along the roadway. The child is in critical condition.