08:30 Newscast, October 31st, 2017

Target shooting has become one of the fastest growing community based sports in the country, but it comes with dangers. Kelley Ray reports:
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Kids in costumes will be filling the streets on this Halloween night, and State Police is reminding those driving to be extra careful. Trooper Jesse LaGrange…:
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Parents are encouraged to make sure their kids have a glow stick or flashlight.

LSU is a three touchdown underdog headed into this weekend’s rival matchup against Alabama in Bryant-Denny Stadium. The Tigers haven’t beat Bama since 2011, and Barrett Elder with Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports says he’s not one of those fans who is getting tired of seeing the Crimson Tide win…:
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He says Tuscaloosa is preparing to host thousands of LSU fans for the big game.

Governor John Bel Edwards visited Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico Monday, before island leaders announced they would launch a housing program similar to Louisiana’s Shelter at Home.

The FCC has approved Monroe headquartered CenturyLink’s acquisition of Level 3 Communications, paving the way to close the deal. The company says this is great news and means everything is now in place to complete the transaction, which they anticipate will be effective tomorrow.