09:30 Newscast, November 30th, 2016

LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center is studying ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and looking for participants. Director for Pennington’s Institute for Dementia Research and Prevention, Jeff Keller, says 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s and it’s the costliest disease in the US that will triple in the next 35 years…:
cut 12 (11) “we can’t let that happen”
For information about how to participate in the study, log on to idrp.pbrc.edu.

The man accused of killing a Shreveport Police Officer last year was ruled competent to stand trial during a Tuesday sanity hearing. A doctor told the court that Grover Cannon was even upset the defense suggested he had a mental issue. Officer Thomas LaValley was killed in August 2015 when responding to a suspicious person call. Cannon faces four charges including, 1st Degree Murder.

Would a metal detector system on Bourbon Street to keep the streets safer be practical? L and R Security Services Inc. owner, Edward Robinson, handles checkpoints for big events like Jazz Fest and LSU games. He says a metal detector venture in the French Quarter would be a challenge because there are so many entrances to the street, and…:
CUT 14 (10) “come in”
He says this would also be very costly.

A million dollars in donations have been made to the AARP Foundation for older flood victims. Governor John Bel Edwards says seeing this donation from 74 hundred people to help out is inspiring as many senior citizen flood victims are on fixed incomes…:
Cut 8 (10) “their lives”
Edwards travels to Washington D.C. today to lobby for additional money for flood recovery.