09:30 LRN Newscast March 1st

Another person is calling for State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson to resign. Lloyd Grafton recently resigned from the State Police Commission, and in his resignation letter to the governor, Grafton says Edmonson does whatever he chooses to do. He says when the commission approved a pay raise for LSP, they believed it would go to the troopers on the ground. But he says instead some of the highest ranking officials received $40-thousand pay increases.
Cut 10 (09) “management people”
There are also investigations taking place into inappropriate travel by four troopers who went to a law enforcement conference in San Diego. Edmonson says they are getting to the bottom of what happened, and then it’s time to move on….
cut 13 (09) “…moving forward”

Will Louisiana be the next state to get on board with a poison to control the feral hog population, after Texas recently approved it…
Voicer 3 (30) “I’m Jeff Palermo”

Bankrate-dot-com ranks Louisiana as the fourth worst state for first-time home buyers. Analyst Claes Bell says Lousiaina’s high unemployment rate is a factor…
cut 5 (09) “…in the area”
Bell says first-time home buyers may have a better chance at getting a loan through a local lender, instead of a national bank.