3:30 PM Newscast

Louisiana has lost another one of its great entertainers as Swamp Pop Legend GG Shinn has passed away at the age of 78. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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It’s time to once again be aware of school zones and school buses with summer wrapping up. That’s the message from AAA. Spokesperson Don Redman says the results of a recent seven-year AAA study shows it is essential parents need to reinforce the importance of safety with teen drivers that will be driving themselves to class.

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Online Fantasy Sports legalization will be on the November 6th ballot, giving voters a chance to legalize the use of online services like Draft Kings and FanDuel in their parish. Louisiana Gaming Control Board Chairman Ronnie Jones says it’s likely a few parishes won’t legalize it, which means they’ll have to set up geofences

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The University of Louisiana at Monroe has a new four-year degree program that is the first of its kind in the state.  It’s called Unmanned Aircraft Systems Management and it’s all about drones and their use in various industries. ULM Professor Dr. Paul Karlowitz says he’s already getting contacted by companies looking to hire drone pilots and the use of drones can be applied to many different lines of work.

Cut 13 (13) “…of all sorts.”