08:30 Newscast, December 30th, 2016

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says they are thrilled to kick off 2017 with New Orleans being showcased in Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. Don Molino reports…:
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And state officials want you to keep safety in mind if you’re gonna be driving this New Years Weekend. Louisiana Highway Safety Commission Executive Director Dr. Katara Williams says take Uber, or make other arrangements if you’re going to be drinking for the sake of your passengers and everyone else on the road..:
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To honor the late Carrie Fisher, more than one hundred Princess Leia super fans will be dancing in the French Quarter in memorandum this afternoon in New Orleans. Elizabeth Pearce is a member of the Leijorettes. She says no two dancers look exactly alike because, but they all wear the classic white dress with side buns…:
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The memorial march takes place with the Krewe of Chewbacchus beginning at 3pm.

LSU and Louisville kickoff tomorrow at 10am in the Camping World Stadium. Tigers’ sideline reporter Gordy Rush says obviously the key in this Citrus Bowl contest is for LSU to stop the Heisman trophy winner Lamar Jackson. Rush says the D has bring a lot of pressure to the QB like other teams that have beaten the Cardinals have been able to do.:
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The game will be televised on ABC.