06:30 Newscast, February 1st, 2018

A task force’s recommendations to alter the TOPS scholarship is taking fire from advocates for lower income students. Jennings Senator Blade Morrish’s proposal would cap payments to lower performing high school students. Taylor Foundation Executive Director Dr. James Caillier says Morrish’s proposal will have a negative affect on poor students…:
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The TOPS task force will vote on adopting their proposals February 7th.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office says a 58-year-old woman has been found dead in a neighborhood pond. They say residents reported in the Denham Springs residential area that Ltanya Grimes may have fallen into the water by accident. The matter is under investigation.

The Louisiana entertainment industry is seeing a revitalization after lawmakers reworked the state’s film tax credit program in 2016. Kelley Ray talked with Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Don Pierson…:

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