1:30 PM Newscast

LSU is pushing to raising 1.5 billion dollars for all eight of it’s system locations, the largest ever education fundraising effort in state history. Matt Doyle has more.

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Yahoo Sports has thrown more fuel on the fire that is the Will Wade recruiting scandal.  The latest report reveals additional content from the FBI wiretap as well as damaging email evidence for the LSU basketball coach, along with emails that also featured a fixture of the Baton Rouge basketball scene.




A Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s deputy is recovering from a gunshot wound, while two suspects are dead after a shooting during a drug bust outside of an IHOP restaurant in Gretna. Sheriff Joe Lopinto says undercover narcotics officers attempted buy drugs from a suspect, when the driver realized it was a sting, he tried to get away and backed into a deputy…

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A passenger in the vehicle was also shot and died of his injuries at a local hospital.   The deputy is in stable condition.

AAA estimates the average price of gallon of regular this this spring will be 20 cents lower than it was last year, and a study shows that could encourage as many as one in three Americans to take an additional road trip. Fuel analyst Don Redman says if you decide to take a camper or SUV out on the road for an extended adventure, those savings could add up to 200 dollars by the end of your trip.

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