9:30 LRN Newscast January 30

Southwest Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins has been named as the top ranking Republican on a House Border Security Subcommittee. Higgins appointment comes as another federal government shutdown looms, unless President Donald Trump receives funding for a border wall…
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Higgins says this subcommitte will be a focal point of the border security debate.

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is urging Louisiana residents to take a “Staycation” this year. Nungesser says research shows that Louisiana residents do not use 25-pecent of their vacation days and suggests using vacation days to check out a couple of great World War two era historical must-sees…
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1400 educators have gathered today at the Raising Canes Baton Rouge River Center to discuss how to respond to children with behavioral issues. Kevin Barnhart has the story.
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Students at Gueydan High School in Vermilion Parish returned to school today after a bat infestation kept them home on Monday and Tuesday. School officials say most of the bats are gone and the few remaining are contained to one area. Students were given a flyer telling them how to respond if they see a bat.