16:30 LRN Newscast Feb 28th

Louisiana is dead last on Us News & World Report’s new best states ranking. Analyst Lindsey Cook says Louisiana ranks near or at the bottom for the economy, government, crime, and opportunity. She says healthcare was one of their biggest weighted categories, and Louisiana did poorly across the board…:
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Tonight, President Donald Trump gives his first speech in front of a joint session of Congress. The President is expected to talk about his plan to create jobs and LSU Political Science Professor Robert Hogan says we should hear more about how the federal government plans to spend its money…
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Mr. Trump’s speech will begin at 8 PM.

For most people Mardi Gras means a big party, but for the city of New Orleans, it also means big bucks. Halen Doughty has more…
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With afternoon highs in the low 80s today. This goes down as the one of the warmest Fat Tuesday’s in the state’s history. That’s according to Phil Grigsby, with the National Weather Service in Slidell….
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