12:30 LRN Newscast January 2

Fourth District Congressman Mike Johnson and Attorney General Jeff Landry have released the “Louisiana Student Rights Review”.   Johnson says the resource was created to answer many legal questions and to clear up misconceptions about religion on school campuses.

Cut 9 (08)  “public schools.”

Johnson served as a constitutional law attorney for nearly 20 years prior to being elected to Congress.

Many find it hard to be motivated at work after taking time off for the holidays. And with the extended cold snap, it may be challenging to get out and go back to work. CEO of Mid-America Careers Nick Murphy says if a large backlog of work has stacked up, don’t feel as though everything needs to be done right away…

Cut 7 (11)  “stay dilligent.”

The arctic blast keeping Louisianans indoors is threatening this year’s crawfish harvest. The state’s winters are usually wet and mild, perfect conditions for breeding plenty of big crawfish, but the near record lows have halted production. Louisiana Crawfish Promotion Board President David Savoy says if the below freezing temperatures continue, it could kill off a large part of this year’s harvest…

Cut 12 (11) “kill em.”

Temperatures are set to return to winter norms next week.