8:30 LRN News

The state Democratic Party is challenging a claim made by Republican Congressman Clay Higgins during the Michael Cohen hearing Wednesday. Matt Doyle has the story.
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It’s going to be a rainy Mardi Gras weekend, and revelers should plan to pack an umbrella and rain coat if they plan on enjoying the parades for the next few day. State Climatologist Barry Keim says After tonight’s low rain chances, the weather will really start getting dicey. He says Saturday, which features possibly the largest parade crowds, you’ll almost certain get some precipitation.

Following a letter to the Governor from Attorney General Jeff Landry raising serious questions about threats to women’s health and safety, the medical license of a New Orleans abortion doctor has been suspended. Landry says the Dr. Kevin Work has had a long history of problems.
Landry says often is difficult for the public to obtain information on doctors in the abortion fields.
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The number one ranked LSU Tigers take their 8-0 record on the road for the first time this season when they visit 18th ranked Texas this weekend. Josh Smith is leading a potent LSU offense that’s produced 92 runs in eight games. Smith missed the series against Texas last year because of a back injury, so he’s looking for the next three days in Austin…
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