3:30 LRN Newscast Jan 31

The split LHSAA playoffs for football, basketball, baseball, and softball will remain in place after high school principals failed to approve proposals to bring the association back together. Jeff Palermo has more…

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New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is in trouble with the I-R-S and the tax collection agency has reportedly filed a number of liens on her home because she owes nearly 100-thousand dollars in overdue taxes.

Louisiana State Police added 51 Troopers to its force as their 99th cadet class graduated Friday. During the 23-weeks of training as the Louisiana State Police Academy cadets undergo a combination of both classroom and physical drills.  State Police Lt Nick Manale says the cadets also receive plenty of hands-on instruction.

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Maplewood Middle School in Sulphur is now home to a Grammy winner Mickey Smith, who was honored with the Music Educator Award. Smith was nominated and ultimately won, due to his charity work providing kids with instruments, and his ability to massively expand Maplewood’s music program.

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