LRN Newscast 16:30 2-27-2015

Today, the Jindal administration laid out its plan on how to cope with a one-point-six billion dollar revenue shortfall for the fiscal year that begins July first…
CUT 2 (30) “reporting”

This week’s cold weather will be giving us a lower supply of crawfish this weekend, since those temperatures kept the mudbugs from crawling into the traps. But, the LSU AgCenter reports crawfish are available in smaller sizes and at a slightly higher price.
US Senator David Vitter is getting the endorsement of an ex-president. His gubenatorial campaign sent out an e-mail announcing the endorsement of former President George H.W. Bush. ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says it’s significant, especially on top of the endorsement of Kentucky Senator Rand Paul…
CUT 6 (11) “hugely critical”

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s office says a man is under arrest accused of pranking 911 calls because he was bored. Sheriff Jason Ard says 27-year-old Brandon Kirkland allegedly called 911 dispatchers and twice reported that 2 masked men were entering a business in Watson to rob it…:
cut 14 (07) “as themselves”
Kirkland faces 2 counts of felony terrorizing.