11:30 Newscast, October 28th, 2016

The Republican Party in Louisiana is sending volunteers to Florida to help campaign for Donald Trump. The Sunshine State is looking at an extremely close race between Trump and Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. Louisiana GOP Party Chair Roger Villere…:
CUT 4 (08) “we have to win Florida”
Villere says they aren’t worried about Trump not getting the nomination in Louisiana.

In a University of New Orleans poll on the US Senate race, Republican John Kennedy still leads at 22% and fellow GOP candidate Charles Boustany is tied with Democrat Foster Campbell for second place at 15-percent. UNO pollster Ed Chervenak says if Campbell wants to surpass Boustany and get in the runoff, he’ll have to take votes away from Democrat Caroline Fayard..:
Cut 1 (10) “his side”

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating an apparent attempted murder-suicide incident where a husband allegedly shot and critically injured his wife, then killed himself. They say the husband is identified as 34-year-old Tyronne Cincore, and the wife is 35-year-old Sereathia.

A Korean War veteran from Crowley is finally laid to rest in his Louisiana hometown today. Army Sgt. First Class Lawrence Smith died 65 years ago in a prisoner of war camp in North Korea. Alex Juan with the State Department of Veteran’s Affairs says they are so happy to welcome Smith home. She hopes this brings his family peace…:
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Juan says they are able to identify remains by using DNA testing now.

Louisiana agencies and colleges are once again being asked to prepare for budget cuts of up to 10% of their state financing to close a $313 million dollar deficit. The shortfall is from the budget year that ended June 30th.