2:30 LRN Newscast October 31

The search is on for the person or persons responsible in the murder of an elderly couple in Livingston Parish. Denham Springs Police Chief Shannon Womack says 70-year-old Patricia Gurley and 72-year-old Frank Gurley were found dead at a business called National Pool Builders. Womack would not describe how they were killed, but the killer is on the loose…
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Womack says they also believe the victims knew their attacker or attackers. Frank Gurley is a retired school teacher.

The New Orleans City Council is holding a special meeting this afternoon to discuss an independent report that has evidence of Entergy using paid actors to show up at a council meeting last year to show support for a new power plant in New Orleans East. It’s possible the city council can fine Entergy.

Monroe State Representative Jay Morris has sent a blast email out to his supporters encouraging them to get behind US Senator John Kennedy in next year’s gubernatorial race against Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards. Kennedy has not officially entered the race and other elected officials like Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry may get also get in. But Morris says Landry is only a candidate if Kennedy stays out…
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Kennedy says he’ll announce his 2019 intentions by December.

Early voting ended yesterday and as of last night 307-thousand people voted in person or with a mail in ballot, which JMC Analytics pollster John Couvillon says is a record for a non-Presidential election. Couvillon says the national climate could lead an overall voter turnout of 35 percent for the November sixth election…
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