1:30 LRN Newscast March 25

The US Justice Department says the Mueller Report does not indicate the President colluded with Russia in the 2016 election. Matt Doyle has Louisiana reaction…
Cut 2 (30) “I’m Matt Doyle”

East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore says there are no plans to pursue charges against Louisiana Democratic Party chairwoman and state senator Karen Carter Peterson for illegally entering a Baton Rouge casino. Peterson has admitted to a gambling problem and voluntarily put her name on a list of people banned from Louisiana casinos.

Doctors say it’s time for the government and parents to do more to limit sugary drinks for kids. New research finds that children consume over 30 gallons of sugary drinks each year, which is a bathtub full of sugar. Doctor John Maa with the American Heart Association says parents are on the frontline…
cut 5 (13) “….the primary beverages”
Pediatricians and the A-H-A also suggest taxes on sugary drinks and limits on advertising.

Throughout the state, gas prices have seen an notable increase. The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline has risen by six cents in the last week, with a 26 cent increase from this same time last month. AAA fuel analyst Don Redman says the trend will likely to continue into the summer.
Cut 13 (11) “…in to June.”