11:30 AM LRN Newscast March 30

The Rolling Stones have cancelled their Jazz Fest appearance in May due to medical reasons. Physicians have advised Mick Jagger not to tour and the entire U. S Tour has been postponed.

New legislation to place the country of origin of imported crawfish and shrimp on the local seafood menu will be introduced in the next Legislative session. Larose Representative Truck Gisclair. Says specifying country of origin is not always possible but…

Cut 5 (07)  “…every country”

The session begins April 9th.

The LSU Tigers basketball season ended last night after one of the most successful seasons in years, but not without controversy still lingering. The Michigan State Spartans defeated LSU 80-63 in the East Regional NCAA Sweet 16. Meanwhile the outcome of the FBI wiretap scandal involving suspended head coach Will Wade remains to be seen.

Metairie Representative Cameron Henry is filing a bill that could lead to fines, community service and possibly jail time for anyone who harasses refs, umpires, and other game officials.  Henry says officials at a recreational parks in his district are occasionally threatened with physical harm by parents over little league games.

Republican Gubernatorial candidate Ralph Abraham’s campaign says the Congressman has raised a million dollars in the first hundred days of his campaign to unseat Governor Edwards. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says it’s a crucial fundraising marker to cross, but it still puts him in 3rd place money wise in the race for Governor…

Cut 9 (11) “…to spend”