10:30 LRN Newscast March 1st

Republican members of Louisiana’s Congressional delegation are very pleased with President Donald Trump’s address to Congress last night. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise likes what he’s seeing from the President when it comes to creating jobs…
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There’s an estimated 500-thousand feral hogs in Louisiana that are known for destroying fields and pastures. A product is available and it has been approved in Texas to kill off wild pigs. Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says his office is still trying to determine how it can be used safely here….
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Strain says it will only be sold to those individuals who receive proper training.

The Lenten season is underway which raises the demand for seafood. Emelie Gunn has more…
Voicer 1 (31) “I’m Emelie Gunn”

Bankrate.com ranks Louisiana the fourth worst state for first time home buyers. Analyst Claes Bell says one reason for the low ranking is a tight housing market. He says construction is not keeping up with demand.
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