2:30 LRN Newscast

The US Justice Department says that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not find any conspired or coordinated effort between President Trump and the Russian government to influence the 2016 election. Minority Whip Steve Scalise is glad the partisan witchunt is over.
Cut 9 (12) “…collusion.”
Democrats are calling for the entire report to be released.

The statewide average for a price of regular gasoline is $2.38, which is 26-cents higher than a month ago, but is about what we were paying at this time last year. Triple-A fuel analyst Don Redman says expect the price to rise another 30 cents over the next couple of months…
cut 14 (11) “…same prices”

Pediatricians and the American Heart Association call for regulations to reduce the consumption of sugary drinks by kids. Kevin Barnhart has the story.
Voicer 1 (29) “I’m Kevin Barnhart”

LSU is one of the 16 teams still alive in the NCAA Tournament after a heart stopping 69-67 win over Maryland on Saturday in Jacksonville. LSU is 28-6 on the season and they will play Michigan State on Friday night in Washington D-C. It’s only the second meeting ever on the hardwood between the two teams. Tip off Friday is at 6:09.