6:30 LRN Newscast March 7

John Bel Edwards re-election team says radio ads that attack the governor are blatantly false. Victory 2019 spokesperson Eric Holl says the ads claim the governor’s budgets did not contain a dime for early childhood education. Holl says every budget the governor signed had millions for Pre-K…
Cut 14 (09) “…his record.”
Truth in Politics produced the spot spokesperson Jay Connaughton says they made a slight change to the ad, but the context remains the same…
cut 16 (10) “…the most”
Connaughton says the Edwards re-election campaign hired Hillary Clinton’s lawyers and threatened legal action if the spot wasn’t removed from the airwaves.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto says a person is in custody in the murders of two children and an adult that were found dead inside a home in Terrytown yesterday morning. Two other children were seriously injured. Lopinto says blunt force trauma appears to be the cause od death. The suspect and victims have not been identified and Lopinto has yet to provide the relationship between the victims and the suspect.

Four new inductees take their place in the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction tonight….
Cut 1 (29) “I’m Connor Ferrill.”