LRN Newscast 16:30 10-31-14

The driver of the pickup truck that slammed into three Breaux Bridge girls who were on their way to school is facing vehicular homicide charges. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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Education Superintendent John White announced today that The new Common Core standardize tests will be given entirely on paper this year. Previously it was thought the testing would be given on computers for some students. Education leaders reported earlier that some districts were not prepared for computer testing.

In the 6th Congressional Distrct race, Edwin Edwards has some encouraging news, courtesy of a new Glascock Poll released about the election. The 86 year-old former governor has 34% of the vote, with Republican Garret Graves in 2nd place with 22 percent in the primary. Even with most experts saying Edwards is a long shot in a run-off, pollster Darrell Glascock says name recognition is important…

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The Edwards numbers in a runoff is right at a 50 percent, according to this poll.
The Office of Motor Vehicles will begin a “Senior Day” pilot program tomorrow at various OMV offices in the state. Sgt. Nick Manale says this program is designed for senior citizens aged 60 and older…

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