13:30 Newscast, November 29th, 2016

The chairman of the Tulane Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences says the implications for coastal Louisiana would likely be devastating if President-elect Donald Trump takes the United States out of a climate change agreement. Tor Tornqvist says if the US doesn’t reduce greenhouse gases, sea levels will rise and swallow Louisiana’s coast…:
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Based on previous statements, Mr. Trump has expressed skepticism about global warming caused by humans.

It looks like former Governor Bobby Jindal will not head the Department of Health and Human Services as sources say President-elect Trump has selected Georgia US Representative Tom Price. Jindal was rumored to be on a list of those under consideration for the cabinet position. During his own failed presidential campaign, the former governor made several critical statements of Mr. Trump including calling him a narcissist egomaniac.

A 91-year-old man in Baton Rouge lost his life when high winds knocked a tree on top of him while he was raking leaves. State Climatologist Barry Keim says tonight the state is looking at the potential for more severe weather. He expects high winds, hail and a lot of rain:
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He says once this cold front passes, the second half of the week will be much cooler and dry.

A fatal crash involving a Swamp Tour boat in LaFourche parish has claimed the life of one person. Adam Einck with the Louisiana Department of Wild life and Fisheries says a mud boat collided with the tour boat and the operator of the mud boat was ejected and killed. He says the two boats were going around a bend where they collided…:
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He says no one aboard the tour boat was injured.