10:30 LRN Newscast January 28

A winter weather advisory is in effect tonight and into early tomorrow morning for much of north and central Louisiana. Forecaster Mario Valverde, with the National Weather Service, says light snow is expected in Monroe and Alexandria, while Shreveport might see a tenth of an inch…
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Valverde says hazardous travel conditions are possible because of the light snowfall.

The Office of Alcohol and Tobacco control has certified the LA Wallet app, a digital version of your driver’s license, for alcohol and Tobacco purchases. ATC Commissioner Juana Marine Lombard says it’s up to retailers whether they want to accept digital IDs, but interested businesses have been training their staff to be ready to accept them
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An appellate court has blocked a convicted felon who comfortably won an election to be mayor of Ball from taking office, due to an amendment that passed on that same November 2018 ballot that barred felons from running for, or holding office for at least five years after their sentence. Roy Hebron’s attorney, Charles Elliot, says they are disappointed in the ruling.
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Hebron’s sentence on a FEMA fraud related charge ended in 2017, when he completed his supervised release.

The National Geographic Channel will feature Caddo Lake on its critically acclaimed documentary series “Explorer” at 5 PM Monday, the sight of a nasty infestation of giant salvinia. The lake is split between Texas and Louisiana, and Caddo Lake Institute Executive Director Laura-Ashley Overdyke says…
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Overdyke says salvinia creates a die off of fish and migratory birds will avoid a lake with salvinia problems.