7:30 LRN Newscast November 26

The National Retail Federation expects over 165 million consumers to get shopping done over the holiday weekend. Michael Farrar has the story.
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The Office of Motor Vehicles plans to re-open a few more offices today as the state agency continues to get its computers back online after a ransomware attack.

And there’s a slight risk for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight for northeast Louisiana.

The Louisiana Good Roads and Transportation Association is encouraging Governor Edwards to lead the discussion with the new legislative leadership team about how the state can increase funding for better roads and bridges. President Ken Perrett says Louisiana deserves an honest debate on increasing infrastructure, even if that means raising the gasoline tax…
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The Louisiana Public Health Institute releases a survey that finds an overwhelming percent of Louisiana parents support sex education in schools. Sex ed is currently not a requirement for public schools L-P-H-I managing director Kristie Bardell says the new legislature will be presented with this survey…
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