LRN Newscast 14:30 09-24-14

There’s a new radio ad hitting the airwaves in the 5th District today featuring Phil and Kay Robertson of Duck Dynasty endorsing their nephew, Zach Dasher, for Congress. Michelle Southern has that

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Meanwhile in the Louisiana Senate race, Congressman Bill Cassidy is speaking out about the keg stand incident involving Senator Mary Landrieu…

CUT 10 (06) Q: “get into an accident”

Landrieu is downplaying the incident.


A freshman from Ellender High School in Terrebonne Parish is dead following an incident where he was allegedly shot Tuesday by a Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s deputy. Louisiana State Police Trooper Evan Harrell says the investigation is still in the very early stages…

CUT 5 (07) Q: “judgement calls”

The dead teen is identified as 14 year-old Cameron Tillman.

A District Judge ordered today that businesses won’t have to pay BP back money the oil giant says was overpaid as a result of a flawed settlement money formula. BP said these companies who claimed the 2010 oil spill hurt their business should be forced to return payouts but the judge said no.

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That’s Loyola University law professor Dane Ciolino.