16:30 LRN Newscast April 28th

Governor Edwards alongside with DHL and Graphic Packaging International announced 274-million dollar folding carton operation and logistic center will be built in Monroe. Emelie Gunn has more…
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Curt Eysink, the executive director of the Louisiana Workforce Commission from 2009 to 2016 has passed away at the age of 54. Eysink was in intensive care this week after he lost consciousness while driving to New Orleans. Doctors believed it was a heart issue and he died today, after suffering a stroke during treatment.

Universities would be required to implement an action plan to address unplanned teen pregnancies under a proposal approved by the Senate Education Committee. New Orleans Senator Wesley Bishop spent decades working in higher education and says many young women dropped out of school for so-called medical reasons…:
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SB 106 now heads to the full Senate.

Many voters aren’t aware, but tomorrow is an election day in Louisiana for 46 parishes. Voters will be deciding on vacancies in the state House, the the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal and the Lake Charles Mayor’s office. Secretary of State Tom Schedler says there is also a big state Senate race:
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He says if you aren’t sure there’s an election in your area tomorrow, check out the GeauxVote app.