17:30 LRN Newscast November 29th

The chairman of the Tulane Earth and Environmental Sciences Department 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.

An agreement has been made in a lawsuit accusing Baton Rouge law enforcement of violating the civil rights of people protesting the death of Alton Sterling who was killed during a struggle with officers. The suit said protesters ere physically abused and wrongfully arrested. Louisiana ACLU Executive Director Marjorie Esman says they were not seeking seeking monetary damages in this suit..:
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After a fatal shooting on Bourbon Street, Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is worried tourists won’t visit the Big Easy. Halen Doughty has more…
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One person was killed in a crash involving a swamp tour airboat in LaFourche Parish. State wildlife and fisheries spokesperson Adam Einck says the airboat hit a mud boat driver near a bend in the waterway and the mudboat driver was not wearing a life jacket……
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The mud boat driver has been identified as 35-year old Bart Dufrene, Jr from Des Allemends.