11:30 Newscast January 29th, 2015

So how likely would it be that former KKK leader and Louisiana lawmaker David Duke would be elected again here? Not very likely according to political analyst Bernie Pinsonat. Duke challenged Congressman Steve Scalise to step down for apologizing about speaking to a white supremacist group in 2002. Pinsonat says Duke is only milking this for attention…:
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Duke made the comments on Louisiana Radio Network’s Jim Engster Show and added he would considering running against Scalise in the next election.

Lafayette could be the next city in Louisiana to have smoking banned in bars as City-Parish Council Chairman Kenneth Boudreaux announces he plans to bring such a proposal to the full council within 90 days. The announcement comes a week after the New Orleans City Council voted unanimously to prohibit smoking in bars and casinos within the city limits.

The legal drama between the Benson family over ownership of the Saints and Pelicans could drag on for a year or more in courtrooms in New Orleans and San Antonio. Eric Gill has moreā€¦:
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LSU says it’s received one of the largest gifts in the university’s history that will benefit both athletics and academics. It’s a $40 million dollar planned gift from a name who is not being released — a planned gift is committed during a donor’s lifetime and realized upon his or her death. This marks the largest planned gift ever made to LSU.