12:30 Newscast

The Louisiana Board of Regents will award grants to ten college campuses in an effort to reduce textbook expenses for students.  Deputy Commissioner for Strategic Communication Meg Casper Sunstrom says textbook costs can sometimes be a factor in whether a student is successful in a course.

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It’s a cold Lundi Gras and temperatures will fall into the low-to-mid 20s tomorrow morning across the northern parishes. National Weather Service forecaster Mario Valverde says the cold weather is the result of an arctic airmass that’s brought heavy snow to the Midwest and now into the northeast. He says this polar vortex is a reminder Spring officially doesn’t start for another two weeks…

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Office of Juvenile Justice says they’re ready to start taking in 17-year-olds, who, starting this month, if arrested will be sent to the Juvenile Justice System.

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