13:30 Newscast, April 28th, 2016

Reports out of New Orleans say Cardell Hayes has been indicted for the murder of former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith, and also for the attempted murder of Smith’s wife.

A bill to prevent members of the LGBT from not being hired or being fired because of their sexual orientation has won the approval of a Senate committee. Halen Doughty has more…:
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State Police is once again looking for a vehicle involved in a hit and run with a cyclist. This time in Assumption Parish they believe a white Ford Super Duty hit the person on a bike, then fled the scene in Paincourtville last night.

Governor John Bel Edwards says he never said he was going to take school vouchers away from students who already receive them, as certain special interest groups are claiming. He challenged a pro-voucher man at a news conference…:
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Edwards says part of his budget cut plan for next fiscal year includes trimming each voucher so that all recipients could keep them.

The recreational red snapper season in Gulf federal waters will only last 9 days this year, from June 1 through June 9. US Representative Garret Graves of Baton Rouge says he’s not happy about this and when he was a kid, you could go fishing with parents and grandparents year-round…:
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Graves says he doesn’t want to rely on bureaucrats in Washington to tell us when and where we can fish.