07:30 LRN Newscast March 1st

There’s been another call for State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson to resign. Halen Doughty has more…
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With today marking the start of Lent, it’s a big time time of the year for the state’s seafood industry. Chairman of the state’s seafood promotion and marketing board, Chalin DeLaune, says there’s a good supply of crawfish and oysters, but shrimp production is down in this state….
cut 9 (10) “…as well”

Bankrate.com ranks Louisiana the fourth worst state for first time home buyers. Analyst Claes Bell says one reason for the low ranking is the tightness of the housing market. He says construction is not keeping up with demand.
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There’s a product available that can kill feral hogs. The wild pig population is 500-thousand in Louisiana and stateAgriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says they are working to make Kaput Feral Hog Lure available to use here. Strain says they will only make it available to those who receive proper training…
cut 15 (08) “…burying them”
Strain says it could be another month or two before Kaput is used here.