13:30 Newscast November 25th, 2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry is campaigning with Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy today. They are making three stops in Louisiana in an effort to get out of the vote as Cassidy tries to unseat democratic senator Mary Landrieu on December sixth. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says it’s a good political strategy…:
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Meanwhile, Landrieu is spending her afternoon, talking with workers at a marine facility in Houma and she also has a meeting with seniors and disabled residents in Terrebonne Parish.

The Destrehan High School teacher accused of having a threesome with another teacher and a 16-year-old student has been formally charged. 34-year-old Shelley Dufrense pleaded not guilty in St. Charles Parish court today on carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Her bond conditions were also loosened up so she could attend Jazzercise and help out with her kids.

The Saints dropped their third consecutive home game last night losing to the Baltimore Ravens 34-20. The loss puts the Black & Gold at 4-7 on the season. Head coach Sean Payton says the team needs to play better, but the coaches also need to coach better moving forward…:
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The Saints play at the Steelers at noon on Sunday.

A West Monroe lawmaker filed a lawsuit this week seeking to extend the early voting period for the December 6th runoff because two days were lost this time due to the Thanksgiving Holidays. Governor Bobby Jindal declared this Friday a state holiday, Acadian Day, and polls are closed. Representative Marcus Hunter would like to see extra days either this week or next week.