09:30 Newscast, November 28th, 2016

You can early vote for the December 10th runoff election now through Saturday. It looks like the US Senate candidates, Republican John Kennedy and Democrat Foster Campbell, will not debate. UL-Lafayette Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says this is likely because Kennedy has a comfortable lead in the polls:
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But Campbell will appear at today’s Baton Rouge Press Club.

State Police is now investigating the case of a man who was killed in a shootout with East Baton Rouge deputies after he allegedly murdered a woman in a car before pushing her into a street and ramming bystanders and paramedics with his vehicle. Authorities say when deputies demanded the man show his hands, he fired several rounds at them. What started this incident remains unknown at this time. We’ll have more on this as it develops.

The state Department of Children and Family Services says more than 1500 babies were born exposed to drugs or alcohol last year, a number that’s tripled over the last 8 years. DCFS spokeswoman Denise Evans says this is a big problem for their department…:
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She says if DCFS isn’t fully funded, children could be at risk.

LSU football coach Ed Orgeron has released Bradley Dale Peveto as special teams coach. Jeff Palermo has more on Coach O’s plan for the Tigers:
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