7:30 LRN Newscast Jan 1

The state will see an abundance of rain starting tonight and running through Friday.

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Minimum wage increases go into effect today in 24 states, but not in the Bayou State. Louisiana Budget Project Executive Director Jan Moller says Legislative hostility to raising the wage runs counter to public opinion on the issue.

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About a quarter of Louisiana SNAP recipients will see a decrease in their benefits as a result of a Social Security cost of living benefit increase. DCFS Secretary for Family Support Sammy Guillory says the reason for the decrease is that SSI benefits are viewed as income, and the higher a person’s income, the lower their SNAP benefits. For example,…

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The Sugar Bowl kicks off at 7:45 tonight in The Dome but festivities for the annual New Years Day bowl game kicked off last night. Sugar Bowl Chief Executive Officer Jeff Hundley says they started things off with two big-time musical acts…

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If you’re going to the game, it’s highly recommended you rideshare into the Quarter, as parking on New Year’s day is going to be next to impossible.