4:30 LRN Newscast March 30

The crawfish supply is ready to match the Easter weekend demand. Freezing temps in January temporarily halted production, but LSU Crawfish expert Doctor Greg Lutz says the mudbugs are roaring back with help from this warm spring weather. He says the higher temperatures encourages the delicacies to stuff their faces, which leads to big, plump crawfish tails….
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Lafayette High School is receiving financial assistance from Shaquille O’ Neal to help renovate their weight room. The school is looking to raise 42-thousand dollars and head football coach Rob Pool says Shaq has come forward and has pledged to help attain that goal with a financial contribution….
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O’ Neal’s donation will come during a South Lousiiana Giving Day Event, which is May 10th.

The Alzheimer’s Association of Louisiana was 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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Eggs are very popular during the Easter weekend. Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says make sure eggs you plan on eating are not out of the fridge too long.
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