18:30 LRN Newscast February 28

LSU President F. King Alexander announced this morning the adoption of recommendations made from the “LSU Task Force on Greek Life.” Alexander took a hard line by adopting the policies and adding some of his own. There will be no more grey areas, any hazing means mandatory expulsion. Alexander says the implementation could be as soon as immediate or wait until the fall semester.

Parts of North Louisiana are bracing for more rain tonight into Thursday.  Flood Warnings have been issued for the Ouachita and Red Rivers until further notice. The Red River at Shreveport is above flood stage at nearly 32 feet, while downstream at Grand Ecore, it is over 35 feet and expected to hit 39 feet by Friday. Shreveport National Weather Service Forecaster Aaron Stevens says the forecast is dire for the area…

Cut 10 (10) “really fast.”

U.S. Senator John Kennedy is bucking his Washington colleagues as he’s threatening to be the fly in the ointment on gun control. Jim Shannon has more.

Cut 1 (31) “I’m Jim Shannon”

The small town of Urania in LaSalle Parish has landed a big sawmill that will create 110 jobs and an additional 300 indirect jobs. The project will create 150 jobs when construction starts in April. Mayor Terri Corley hopes they can attract local workers who left after Louisiana-Pacific closed…

Cut 4  (07) “to work.”