16:30 Newscast Nov 22

Voters may not get a chance to hear from the candidates for US Senate before the December 10 runoff, as Republican John Kennedy and Democrat Foster Campbell cannot agree on debate terms. The debate scheduled for December 2 has been cancelled after the two couldn’t agree on whether or not it should be televised in front of a live audience since Kennedy reportedly did not want a live audience, while Campbell did.

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…

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The Attorney General’s Office spent nearly $25 million, and state auditors are trying to find out where the money went. Beth Davis with the Legislative Auditor’s Office says they requested support for 28 transactions totaling $24.7 million from an escrow account.

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AG Jeff Landry, who took office in January, issued a statement blaming his predecessor for poor-record keeping.

A Monroe couple has donated 90 armored vests to State Police Troop F in Monroe. Bunzy Bryant and his wife Lynn have been friends with the troop for 16 years. Bryant says he considers the troopers family and wants to keep them safe.

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The high velocity vests even protect against AK-47.