16:30 LRN Newscast November 28th

Based on the first day of early voting, turnout for the December 10th runoff election does not look good. John Couvillion with JMC Analytics says the number of voters on Saturday, the start of the early voting period, was way down compared to the first day of early voting for the Presidential election. Couvillion says it’s due to voter fatigue and the holidays….
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Early voting continues through Saturday.

There’s a threat of severe weather today and tomorrow. State Climatologist Barry Keim says lightning, damaging winds and heavy rainfall are possible with this storm system that might not leave the state until Wednesday…
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Tornado watches have also been posted in Louisiana.

A shootout in Baton Rouge left two people dead and several injured. Don Molino has the story…
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A Baton Rouge woman is behind bars after she allegedly attacked her husband with a turkey. Sgt. Don Coppola with Baton Rouge Police says a juvenile male called police on Thanksgiving Day to report that his parents were fighting. He says the situation escalated when 32-year-old Helen Jackson apparently pulled a knife on her husband…:
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Jackson faces charges of aggravated assault and domestic abuse battery.