12:30 LRN Newscast March 30

Representatives with the Alzheimer’s Association of Louisiana were at the state capitol this week to urge state legislators to approve funding to help families who have loved ones suffering from this horrible disease. Jim Shannon has more…

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We will find out the fate of two Baton Rouge Police officers involved in the shooting death of Alton Sterling. A press conference detailing the findings of an internal investigation will be held today at 5pm. Video shows Blane Salamoni fired the weapon that killed Sterling. The other officer, Howie Lake held Sterling down. Attorney General Jeff Landry said there wasn’t any wrongdoing on their part.

NBA and LSU legend Shaquille O’Neil is helping Lafayette High School athletes get ripped with a big donation to the school’s weight room renovation project. The school is looking to raise 42,000 dollars to give the Mighty Lions a better room to pump iron in. Shaq kicked off the fund drive with a message of encouragement to the students.

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Many children will be eager to find eggs during the traditional Easter egg hunts this year. There are things to keep in mind, especially if you plan on eating those eggs that are found. Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says it’s important to use the correct dyes when coloring your eggs…

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