11:30 Newscast Sept 26

LSU fans got a huge shock Sunday afternoon as they learned Head Coach Les Miles was terminated. The Mad Hatter had 114 wins, a BCS National Championship and two SEC championships over 12 years. Senior wide receiver Travin Dural of Breaux Bridge says he showed up to a 5:00 meeting yesterday and never thought he would be told that Miles was let go.
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Ed Orgeron, takes over as the interim head coach.

Presidential candidates, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, will duke it out tonight in their first debate.. ULM Political Science Professor Dr. Joshua Stockley expects viewers will see the combination of information and typical candidate sparring, as the clock is ticking on the campaign and the polls are tight.

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A new poll shows it’s a tight race for the open US Senate seat in Louisiana. John Couvillon, with JMC Analytics and Polling, says five candidates have an opportunity to make the runoff as there’s been movement since he surveyed this race in July.

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Campbell and Boustany are tied for the lead at 15-percent.

A new book alleges Congressman Charles Boustany was involved with prostitutes who were murdered in Jefferson Davis parish. Author Ethan Brown says a lot of media outlets have been reporting the claims against the congressman, but in all the stories he’s seen, reporters have noted that they have not been able to independently verify the allegations.

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The book explores 8 murders that took place in Jefferson Davis parish between 2005 and 2009.