2:30 LRN Newscast July 31

An emotional press conference took place today outside of the West Baton Rouge courthouse as family members are seeking justice in a fatal police shooting that happened last week.
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The Saints and wide receiver Michael Thomas have agreed to a record-breaking five-year, 100-million dollar contract. The voice of the Saints, Zach Streif, says it’s money well spent for a super star player…
cut 4 (08) “…in the city”
After a brief hold out, Thomas is expected to return to the practice field tomorrow.

77-year-old Delhi Democrat Francis Thompson wants to continue to be a state legislator, even though term limits will prevent him from running for re-election in the Senate. Thompson plans to run for a seat in the House and he believes it’s a good thing to have a few veteran lawmakers at the Capitol, who know the ins and outs…
cut 7 (11) “….was”
Thompson started his state legislative career in the House in 1975.

Tomorrow begins the start of preseason camp for the LSU Tigers. Coach Ed Orgeron spoke at the Baton Rouge Rotary Club today and says the combination of quarterback Joe Burrow and wide receiver Justin Jefferson will lead a strong passing attack…
cut 13 (12) “…Trey Palmer”
Palmer is a freshman from Kentwood.