10:30 LRN Newscast – 02-28-20

Another teacher accused of having sex with students. This time at Terrebonne High in Houma, where police have arrested 59-year-old Joseph Clement for multiple counts of Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile, Sexual Battery, Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile and Prohibited Sexual Conduct Between Educator and Student. Detectives say Clement’s behavior had been going on for (quote) “quite some time” and that more arrests may be coming.
Fears of the coronavirus have sent stock markets into freefall. Tulane Professor of Finance Peter Ricchiuti says the virus has exacerbated a market that was already showing signs of weakness thanks to the US’s growing debt, the high price of stocks, and…
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The Dow has dropped 12 percent in five days; just a few percent shy of being a “bear” market.
23rd Judicial District Court Judge Jessie LeBlanc resigns in a letter full of accusations about others involved in the court system. Kevin Barnhart has the story…
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A Washington Parish lawmaker proposes banning transgender athletes from competing in women’s sports. State Senator Beth Mizell’s legislation would mandate that those born male could only compete with other males; regardless of having gender reassignment. The Save Women’s Sports Act will come up in the 2020 Legislature.