1230PM LRN Newscast July 2

12:30 PM Newscast

Emerge Louisiana, an organization dedicated to recruiting and training Democratic women to run for office, has announced it has seen nine of its alumnae qualify for the 2018 elections.  Spokesperson for the organization, Melanie Oubre, says they are seeing candidates that have completed the 70 hours of training run in a wide variety of races.

Cut 6 (11) …in the country.”

Entergy has made it official as the utility company tells the Louisiana Public Service Commission that it’s removing the surcharges on customers’ bills that have paid for the repair costs from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.  Entergy spokesperson Lee Sabatini says customers in Customers in North and Southeast Louisiana will see their bills drop by a few dollars…

Cut 7 (12) “…your bill”

It’s reporting day for the Louisiana Tech football program as the Bulldogs have finished the last four years winning a bowl game. Tech is coming off a 7-6 season that featured close losses to North Texas, Southern Miss, UAB and South Carolina. Bulldogs Head Coach Skip Holtz says he knows they could have had a better last season, if they just made a few more plays.  J’Mar Smith returns as the Bulldogs starting quarterback after starting 13 games last year and throwing 16 touchdowns and five interceptions. Holtz says Smith had his share of experiences last year and that should make him better in 2018….

Cut 17 (16)  “success”

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