18:30 Newscast Nov 23

The Office of Motor Vehicles will resume accepting some cash payments beginning December 5th. OMV Commissioner Karen St. Germain says they will only accept small amounts of cash, for driver’s licenses and vehicle registrations.

Cut 13 (10) “of cash”

State lawmakers called for the no cash policy to be reversed because not everyone carries debit or credit cards.

U.S. Senate runoff candidates could not agree on a date or conditions for the debate scheduled for December 2. LSU political communications Professor Martin Johnson says it’s disappointing the public won’t have a chance to hear Republican John Kennedy and Democrat Foster Campbell discuss their platforms.

Cut 3 (09) “not happening”

The runoff is December 10.

92 protestors who were arrested after the shooting death of Alton Sterling will each receive 230-dollars as part of a settlement that was approved by the Baton Rouge Metro Council. Council member John Delgado voted against it because he believes this payment will encourage bad behavior in future protests.

Cut 9 (07) “pay us”

The ACLU of Louisiana is pleased because they say protesters first amendment rights were violated.

State Police’s Click It or Ticket Campaign is in effect for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Trooper Melissa Matey says wearing a seat belt can save your life.

Cut 11 (11) “properly buckled”

Matey says motorists can visit 511.la.org for traffic updates.