230PM LRN Newscast July 2

Yesterday a Federal Appellate Court blocked the release of online schematics that would allow people with 3D printers to create operational firearms with ease. With the price of quality 3D printers rapidly falling, it may not be long before printing a gun in your garage is easily accessible. Senator John Kennedy says if you want to do that, you have the right to do it.

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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  although the candidates may not have name recognition from being career politicians, they do have great cards to play for the campaign.

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Attorney General Jeff Landry isn’t backing down from his statements yesterday that indicated he was strongly considering jumping into the 2019 governor’s race, and primed to do it soon. Landry, calling into the Moon Griffon show, discussed his concern with another Republican primary bloodbath, like the one in 2015 that saw David Vitter emerge battered before losing to Edwards in the runoff. He says if Senator John Kennedy were to jump into the race, he’d support him.

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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. says the surcharges were implemented in 2008 so that the utility company could borrow one billion dollars and create a storm reserve…

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