15:30 LRN Newscast October 31

A state representative from Monroe says it’s time for U.S. Senator John Kennedy to step off the sidelines and into the 2019 governor’s race.
Cut 1 (30) “I’m Matt Doyle”

Governor Edwards met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today as part of his week long economic development mission. The governor’s office says today’s meeting should lead to trade and investment growth between Louisiana and Israel in oil and gas, the collaboration of water management research and Louisiana learning new methods to combat cyber security threats.

A Livingston Parish elderly couple was found murdered at their pool company last night and the search is on for the killer. 70-year-old Patricia Gurley and 72-year-old Frank Gurley, a retired Denham Springs teacher. Police Chief Shannon Womack offered limited details, but says they suspect the murders were premeditated.
Cut 12 (06) “…department”
Womack says they believe the suspects who murdered the Gurleys have fled the state by now.

Hahnville High School QB Andrew Robison has won his arbitration hearing against the LHSAA. The victory means the senior is eligible to play in Friday’s regular-season finale. He’ll also continue with a lawsuit against the governing body for damages. Robison’s Attorney David Moyer says they are thrilled with the ruling…
Cut 9 (06) “…from the beginning.”
Back in August, the LHSAA ruled Robison ineligible for the year because they claimed he was illegally recruited from Vandebilt Catholic.