07:30 Newscast, February 27th, 2017

US Senator John Kennedy believes its time for the Commander of the State Police to go. Jeff Palermo has the story…:
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This February could go down as the warmest on record for Louisiana. That’s according to State Climatologist Barry Keim who says the average temperature here this month is about 61 degrees and the current record set in 1932 is 61.2…:
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3rd Congressional District US Representative Clay Higgins has been appointed to the Homeland Security Task Force, which seeks to close gaps in terrorist screenings and vetting procedures. Higgins says they want to hear what the people have to say about securing our borders.:
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The panel will begin working in March and hopes to provide their final report later this year.

A new study out of London finds stress may be linked to obesity. Dr. Amanda Staiano (Sty-AH-no) with LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center says chronic stress can promote fat accumulation on the body. She says while it could be a physiological reason, it might also be because people change their behaviors when they’re stressed…:
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She says obesity is a serious issue in Louisiana and the more research they can do in this area, the better we can to help prevent it.