1130AM LRN News

Congressman Ralph Abraham will not seek a fourth term in office, citing a promise he made before being elected in 2014 that he would term limit himself. Abraham made his three-term limit promise a core message of the campaign that saw him win the seat previously held by embattled GOP incumbent Vance McAllister.

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The 2014 election saw the now-Congressman narrowly top a crowed GOP primary field, and ultimately win 65 percent of the vote in the general against Monroe Mayor and Democrat Jamie Mayo.  ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says expect to see another free-for-all…

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Qualifying is in July for the November race.

Health officials say it’s only a matter of time before a coronavirus outbreak hits the United States. Brooke Thorington spoke with an LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine Infectious Diseases expert about preparations that are underway.

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17-year-old Wyatt Richardson of Shongaloo dies in a crash on Louisiana Highway 157 in a crash that is still under investigation. Richardson’s vehicle crossed the center line for an unknown reason and collided with a tree, resulting in fatal injuries for the unrestrained teen. It’s the third fatal crash for State Police Troop G in 2020.