16:30 LRN Newscast March 28

A House Committee has approved a bill that would increase fees for hunting and fishing licenses. Matt Doyle has the story.

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State Police say a 14-year-old juvenile who was driving a vehicle and struck and killed two persons riding a motorcycle in Ascension Parish has been charged. Troopers say the juvenile is facing two counts of negligent homicide, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, no driver’s license and speeding. 42-year-old Robert Stafford of Gonzales and 45-year-old Dusty Duet of Prairieville were killed early Monday morning.

Legislation cleared the House Health and Welfare committee that would allow certain autism patients to have the ability to receive a prescription for medical marijuana once it comes available in Louisiana.  Louisiana Mothers Advocating for Medical Marijuana spokesperson Katelyn Castleberry says some of the current drugs on the market are unsafe for autism patients

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A tornado watch is in effect for much of north and central Louisiana until nine o’ clock tonight. A flash flood watch has also been issued for much of north and central Louisiana until tomorrow morning.  Shreveport National Weather Service forecaster Davyon Hill says several inches of rainfall are expected to fall in north and central Louisiana…

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