The snow that impacted north Louisiana yesterday has moved out, leaving slippery roadways in some areas. Department of Transportation spokesman Rodney Mallet says several roads will remain closed until they are deemed safe for travel. He says if you do plan to venture out today, check for what roads are open…
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You should give yourself some extra time to reach your destination and take it slow as ice on some roadways has not had sufficient time to melt.
Eleven children were injured in a single vehicle bus school bus crash in Rapides Parish Tuesday morning. Trooper Scott Moreau says the bus was traveling down muddy Highway 121 when the driver lost control and the bus overturned on its side..
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Moreau says State Police are not expecting any charges for the driver but the investigation is still ongoing.
LSU says an audit they performed finds newly-elected US Senator Bill Cassidy provided services to the university that equaled the 20-thousand dollar salary that he received. There were allegations during the US Senate race that Cassidy was paid for work he did not perform. Political Blogger Lamar White helped break the story that started the controversy and does not think the audit completely clears Cassidy…
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White’s comments were made on the Louisiana Radio Network’s Jim Engster Show.