18:30 LRN Newscast March 29

An 85,000 dollar settlement has been reached in a sexual harassment case against a former aide to Gov. John Bel Edwards.  Matt Doyle has more.

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Ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft may soon be regulated by the state. A bill to create statewide regulations over Uber drivers has been introduced. Uber spokesperson Nick Juliano says cities will no longer have jurisdiction of vehicles…

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71 people were arrested in a north Louisiana bust targeting prostitution and human trafficking. The sweep took place last week. Authorities have released the names, with ages ranging from 68 years-old to a juvenile. Shreveport Police Corporal Angie Willhite says the charges involve a wide range of criminal behavior…

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Your child may ask for a rabbit as a pet for their very own Easter bunny. But it may not be the right fit for your family. Alicia Haefele-Vile with the Louisiana SPCA says a rabbit is like having a dog or cat, but with much more care…

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She says shelters usually after a month or so after Easter see a rash of bunnies turned in once people realize all the work that needs to be done in caring for a rabbit.