10:30 LRN Newscast July 26

Gov. Edwards issues a statewide emergency declaration following a cybersecurity attack on several school systems in North Louisiana.  Senior Coordinating Official for the Louisiana Cybersecurity Commission Kenneth Donnelly says they are making a statewide effort to educate users to safeguard themselves from possible future attacks.  Donnelly says you can find resources with GOHSEP.

Cut 12 (06) “…the state’s resources.”

Senate President John Alario announces he’s ending his political career. Alario was first elected to the Louisiana House in 1972. While some say Alario is part of the problem with the state government, Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says many of Alario’s critics never met him, governors and legislators trusted him because he always kept his word

Cut 15 (11) “…party was”

An LSU Professor had the roles reversed when he found himself depending on students as he went into cardiac arrest. Math professor Dr. James Oxley was swimming laps on campus July 5th when he slipped under the water and eight students jumped into action to save his life. Oxley says his cardiologist told him it was the students’ training that made the difference.

Cut 4 (10) “…to them.” 

The town of Church Point has a unique designation as being the home to Louisiana’s first cloned cow. The cow lives at Circle T Cattle Company. Owner Bob Thibodeaux says the original cow that was duplicated has since been sold and lives in Florida. Thibodeaux says the clone, named Eight Over Nine, has the exact look and personality of the original.

Cut 8 (07) “…and played with.”

The duplicated cow is available for visit by appointment.