4:30 PM Newscast

Ag Commissioner Mike Strain says final testing is underway on medical marijuana produced by LSU’s grower, which means the product could be commercially available early next week. Strain says this is good news for the patients who are eligible for a medical marijuana prescription as outlined by the Legislature….

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If approved the products will be available at nine licensed pharmacies around the state.

For years the LSU athletic department has used a portion of its revenues to help fund the academic side of the university. But in an exclusive interview with Tiger Rag Magazine, athletics director Scott Woodward says the transfer policy is being re-evaluated because they can not sustain what they are currently doing…

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The Tangipahoa Parish Public School System is the latest in the state to uncover a potential cybersecurity issue.  LSU’s Stephenson National Center for Security Research Executive Director Jeff Moulton says much of the malware is spread through email, so be careful when opening links or attachments.

Cut 8 (10) “…malware to run.”

A missing person case in Avoyelles Parish ends in tragedy after authorities discover a body, and pin the brutal murder on the woman’s son and his girlfriend.  Authorities believe 20-year-Tristin James and his girlfriend, 18-year-old Hannah Desselle, killed the victim then drove the body away and dumped it. Sherriff Doug Anderson says after they arrested the two last week, Desselle fessed up.
Cut 10 (06) “…the body.”
The body was found in a wooded area 20 miles south of Moreauville in Big Bend.