LRN Newscast 17:30 January 27

According to the American Automobile Association, the statewide average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is at $1.87 for the second day in a row. So has the price bottomed out? AAA fuel analyst Don Redman says that is possible…:
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Redman says gas prices should go up later in February as we start heading into spring.

Saints and Pelicans Owner Tom Benson has responsed to the lawsuit filed by his daughter and two grandchildren. In a court filing, Benson says for years he attempted to groom Renee Benson and his two grandchildren to take over the professional franchises once he dies, but they never rose to the task. He adds the decision for his wife to take control of the teams following his death was a deliberate and reasoned decision.

Labor numbers for December show it was another record breaking month for Louisiana employment. Louisiana Workforce Commission director Curt Eysink, says total nonfarm employment grew to 1,992,000, as private employers added 34-thousand jobs over the year.

A group of high school students from Cedar Creek in Ruston are on a field trip in snowy New York City. Eric Gill on how they’ve adapted as a result of a big snowstorm…
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