11:30 Newscast, October 30th, 2017

Governor John Bel Edwards is in Puerto Rico today along with leaders of the Louisiana National Guard and GOHSEP to observe and give support to the island nation as it recovers from Hurricane Maria. Edwards’ spokesperson Shauna Sanford says Louisiana understands the immense recovery effort Puerto Rico is undergoing…:
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Sanford says the governor will offer Puerto Rico advice on ways to make recovery quick and efficient.

Two out of state residents were killed in an overnight crash involving four 18-wheelers on Interstate 10 in West Baton Rouge Parish. State Police Trooper Bryan Lee says there was congestion on I-10 East between Gross Tete and the Lobdell exit from a previous wreck, when an 18-wheeler didn’t notice other vehicles had slowed down..:
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Traffic is being diverted at I-10 east to I-49, to US 190.

State Fire Marshal Butch Browning reminds the public to watch out for potential fire hazards while dressing up and decorating for Halloween:
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Changes to the state’s sentencing laws go into effect Wednesday, and some 14-hundred non-violent offenders will be released from jail. State Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc says most of the prisoners that will be let go this week were already nearing release.:
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