12:30 Newscast, March 27th, 2017

State Police say it was a deadly weekend on Louisiana’s roadways. From Friday through Monday morning, troopers investigated 10 fatal crashes that resulted in the deaths of 15 people. Sgt. Jared Sandifer says every one of these fatal crashes, that also claimed the lives of children and teenagers, were preventable…:
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Sandifer says several of the crashes also involved vehicles crossing over into the opposite lane of travel.

Under a measure slated to be taken up in the session that begins in two weeks, refineries would pay an oil processing tax. The bill is buy Amite Representative Robby Carter…:
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The bill is expected to face stiff opposition from the oil and gas industry.

A nationwide shortage of doctors means seeing your regular physician could become more difficult in the coming years. Halen Doughty has more…:
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Governor John Bel Edwards has delayed the release of his tax reform proposal to be discussed in the session that begins April 10th. The Administration had said the announcement would be made today, but they needed an extra couple of days to put finishing touches on the package.