15:30 LRN Newscast September 28th

Governor John Bel Edwards tells the newly formed Restore Louisiana Task Force it has the huge responsibility of helping Louisiana flood victims get their lives back together. Michelle Southern has more…
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Today in Washington DC, the US Senate approved 500-million dollars in flood aid. Most of that money is expected to come to Louisiana. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Jefferson Parish anticipates the lower chamber will pass it too and Louisiana’s delegation expects Congress to approve another financial aid package in December.

Around the country there have been many sightings of creepy clowns and the trend has reached Louisiana. Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz says a group of elementary aged students claimed to see clowns in the woods behind their school. He says it turned out to be a hoax after the kids saw stories online, but authorities are taking incidents like this very seriously…:
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Clowns were seen roaming a Matherne’s supermarket in St. James Parish creeping people out.

Authorities are still trying to determine what led to yesterday’s double-murder and suicide that claimed the life of a Louisiana sheriff’s deputy. Pointe Coupee Sheriff Bud Torres says West Baton Rouge deputy Donna Leblanc and her 21-year-old daughter were fatally shot by their estranged neighbor 29-year-old Gregory Phillips, who turned the gun on himself….
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Torre says the sheriff’s deputy and Phillips did not have a pleasant relationship.