07:30 Newscast, April 5th, 2016

A $20-billion settlement has finally been reached regarding the BP oil spill in 2010. The money, paid over 16 years, will go towards Clean Water Act penalties and to cover environmental damage. Associate Director of the Tulane Energy Institute, Eric Smith, says Louisiana will get some money out of the deal…:
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Smith says with all the uncertainty surrounding the state’s operating budget, it’s unclear if the money will still go towards the coast.

If you love Louisiana seafood and you’re always on the lookout for the best price, there’s an app for that. New Orleans Entrepreneur Sheldon Williams developed an app called Seafood Locator. He says once you launch it, you’ll see the 15 affiliate establishments closest to you that sell your favorite seafood…:
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Seafood Locator is free for Android and Apple devices.

Today a Senate Committee will hear a proposal by Metairie Senator Conrad Appel that would allow people to have their pets buried next to them in cemeteries. Halen Doughty has more…:
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Mandeville Police say a deadly shooting Monday morning at a gas station appears to have been in self-defense. Police said video from the scene shows the man who ended up fatally shot, berating the clerk and then getting into a huge fight and continuously attacking the shooter. No charges have been filed against the shooter, and the case will now be turned over to the DA’s Office for further review.