1:30 PM Newscast

Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans scores a 2.6 million dollar grant to help expand capacity. The money was won in part because of the work of Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves, who sits on the House Subcommittee on Aviation. Graves says it’s some vital funding.
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Louis has received nearly ten million dollars in grants since November of last year.

According to AAA, Louisiana households saved about $46 a month at the pump compared to 2018. While prices saw an uptick earlier in 2020, AAA fuel analyst Don Redman sayscoronavirus fears are driving prices down again, so we may see savings this year over last year.

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Friday’s statewide average for a gallon of regular gasoline is $2.17.


A bill has been filed to ban hate-related throws at Mardi Gras parades in Louisiana. Brooke Thorington has more.

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A 19-year-old frat boy has been arrest, accused of breaking into Tiger Stadium on separate occasions and causing $8000 in damages to the field with an ATV. The field was under construction and without grass at the time and just had a new drainage system installed when Delta Chi member Clayton Fleetwood used of the ATV on the field area caused enough ruts/damage to require the precision grading to be repeated.