1:30 pm LRN Nov. 25 Newscast

The FCC is holding a public auction for airwaves to be used in 5G wireless technology that should result in improved access to broadband internet in rural communities. Kevin Barnhart has the story.

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New Orleans Saints Offensive tackle Terron Armstead was taken out of the game due to an upper ankle sprain. The injury is leading to expectations that Armstead will likely miss Saints on-the-field action for the next several weeks. But the good news for Saints fans is that with San Francisco Chargers beating Green Bay Packers last night, the Saints now have the number two seed in the NFC playoffs.

With the Thanksgiving holiday coming this Thursday, drivers need to be aware of the Click or Ticket campaign that will run this week. State Police Lt. Nick Manale says state troopers and local law enforcement will be on the lookout to see if drivers are buckled up…

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Although the increased surveillance may lead to more tickets issued to driver who fail to buckle up, Manale says a ticket is better than a tragedy on the roadway.

Louisiana State Parks end the 3-night minimum stay for weekday accommodations at campgrounds and cabins. The change starts December 9th. State Parks Director Brandon Burris says they’ve heard the feedback from visitors to waive the minimum 3 weeknight stay requirement that has been in place the last few years.

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For more info on booking a stay, head to L A State Parks dot com.