08:30 Newscast, March 27th, 2017

A former Marksville City Marshal has been found guilty of manslaughter and attempted manslaughter by an Avoyelles Parish jury. Emelie Gunn has more on his sentencing…:
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Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards is slated to release details of his tax reform plan some time this week. LaPolitics.com publisher Jeremy Alford says in the meantime Republicans are working on their mission for the session that begins in two weeks, and the GOP are staying the course that priorities need to be realigned.:
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$900 is what it costs to get a round trip ticket from New Orleans to London, and the British Airways direct flight out of the Big Easy to the UK takes off for the first time today. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says it’s easy getting international travelers to visit New Orleans, but the struggle will be attracting them to other locations around the state..:
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Nungesser will be aboard the flight along with the governor and other state officials.

Folks across Louisiana are losing interest in duck hunting according to a report by Delta Waterfowl. Luke Laborde with the LSU School of Natural Resources says they have research that indicates youth are less interested in the great outdoors….:
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Laborde says LSU and LDWF are doing what they can to get more people interested in duck hunting.