06:30 Newscast, December 1st, 2016

The disturbing story about 29-year-old Joel Michael Guy Jr of Baton Rouge, who is accused of killing and dismembering his parents in Tennessee, is making national headlines. Major Michael MacLean of the Knoxville County Sheriff’s Office says when conducting a welfare check of the victims’ homes, they made a gruesome discovery about the bodies…:
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He says Guy Jr. attempted to hide evidence by dissolving body parts in acid. He will be tried on two counts of first-degree murder once extradition from Baton Rouge jail.

OPEC members have made the decision to slow crude oil production by 1.2 million barrels a day starting next year. Executive Director for LSU’s Center for Energy Studies, David Dismukes…:
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The announcement led to an eight-percent increase in oil prices as they were trading at around 50-dollars a barrel.

The Transportation Task Force meets today to further discuss recommendations on how to improve the states’ roads and bridges. House Transportation Chairman State Rep. Kenny Havard anticipates there will be a proposal to increase the state’s gasoline tax…:
Cut 10 (10) “we’re heading”
Recommendations are expected to be released later this month for the legislature to consider.

Extra eating during the holidays can mean gaining weight. Exercise Researcher with LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center Dr. Neil Johannsen says after a big meal, it’s a good idea to move around…:
CUT 14 (08) “body weight”