13:30 Newscast, September 26th, 2016

LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva spoke with reporters along with interim Head Coach Ed Orgeron today. He said making the choice to terminate Les Miles was not an easy one to make, but changes within the program had to take place…:
Cut 12 (11) “their lives”
Coach “O” said today that changes will take place and they are going to flip the script on the offense.

Speaking for the first time since the firing, Miles said on the “Dan Patrick Show on DirecTV’s Audience” that he’s fortunate to have had the opportunity to coach the Tigers…:
cut 10 (08) “entire time”
This Saturday LSU will host Missouri for homecoming. Miles says he may go to Tallahassee to see Florida State play North Carolina. His son, Manny, is a walk-on quarterback for the Tar Heels.

There’s a new poll out on the US Senate race and this one looks very different than some previous ones. JMC Analytics pollster John Couvillon says the survey shows Congressman Charles Boustany and Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell are tied for the lead at 15-percent, and Fleming and New Orleans attorney Caroline Fayard are just behind them at third and fourth place respectively. He says former front runner John Kennedy’s numbers have dropped 7 percentage points to 11-percent…:
CUT 7 (09) “and so forth”
The poll was paid for by Congressman John Fleming’s campaign.

The ACLU of Louisiana is reacting to reports about a man who was arrested in Lafayette and charged with “flag desecration.” Charri Mohamad was booked for allegedly being shown on tape burning an American flag, and tearing up another. In a release, the ACLU of Louisiana says it is not a crime to destroy or damage the flag, and an arrest like this is a violation of Mohamad’s first amendment rights.