LRN Newscast 06:30 Feb 5

The LSU Alumni Association forms a group called Tiger Advocates, which is a group of volunteers, who will lobby lawmakers in the legislative session not to go through with deep cuts to higher education. LSU Alumni Association President Cliff Vannoy says Tiger Advocates will be kept up to date on key legislation and make their voices heard…
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Go to the LSU Alumni Association website for more information.

Law enforcement want to get the word out about a social media app called Yik Yak that’s used for cyberbulling. Washington Sheriff chief deputy Mike Haley says they see it in there parish and he wants to remind the public there are consequences for using social media to bully or make threats…
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A 32-year-old south Louisiana man faces several charges, including first-offense D-W-I, for his role in a head-on bus crash that injured several students. The collision occurred Tuesday morning in Livingston Parish and Sheriff Jason Ard says their investigation revealed Brandon Vince of Livingston was impaired at the time of the crash….
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Vince is also charged with 17 counts of vehicular negligent injuring. The injuries to the school children were minor to moderate.

According to the US Department of Health and Hospitals, 148-thousand Louisiana residents have selected a health insurance policy through the federal marketplace. Open enrollment ends February 15th.