14:30 LRN Newscast November 22nd

A National Retail Federation survey finds nearly six out of 10 Americans will shop either in a store or online or both over Thanksgiving Weekend. Emelie Gunn has more…
Voicer 1 (26) “I’m Emelie Gunn”

The state legislative auditor’s office says there’s been poor recording keeping in the attorney general’s office. State auditor Beth Davis says they couldn’t tell how the A-G spent nearly 25-million dollars…
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Current A-G Jeff Landry blames his predeccesor Buddy Caldwell.

A Lafayette man attempting to push a disabled trailer to the side of the road was struck and killed by an 81-year-old truck driver. State Police Master Trooper Brooks David say the fatal crash happened this morning just after 1:00 am in Henderson on Interstate 10….
cut 9 (10) “…doing so”
David says 25-year-old Vineeth Keesara was pronounced dead at the scene. Impairment is not suspected by the truck driver.

A Monroe family has donated 90 bulletproof vests for all of the troopers and investigators who work for Troop F. Bunzy Bryant says they’ve been close to the Troop for 16 years and wanted to do something to make sure they are safe….
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The vests are strong enough to stop bullets from high-powered rifles.