13:30 Newscast, September 30th, 2016

Governor John Bel Edwards said today that he plans to sue Attorney General Jeff Landry for his refusal to approve contracts that contain non-discrimination clauses. The AG’s office isn’t to sign off on legal matters that contain protections for the LGBT community, and Edwards says Landry is on the wrong side of the law and history over the matter. Landry says the governor’s executive order regarding the non-discrimination clauses goes against the will of the legislature.

Mortality rates in the US are rising and Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says it’s due in part to more people overdosing on drugs. He says in 2014, 750 people died of opioid overdoses in Louisiana and this is causing workers comp insurance to rise — but that’s the least of the concern…:
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More and more creepy clowns are popping up around the Bayou State. Halen Doughty has more…:
CUT 1 (29) “I’m Halen Doughty”

The Louisiana National Guard says the bunker that exploded at Camp Minden operated the way it was designed to handle such a blast, as it contained and controlled the M6 propellant. Matt Harris with Louisiana State Police says no people or property were hurt in the explosion…:
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Explosive Service International is responsible for the destruction of all 15 million pounds of explosives being stored at Camp Minden.