8:30 LRN Newscast

Governor Edwards announces the federal government will provide Louisiana with the testing kits needed to administer 200,000 COVID tests a month. So far just over 150,000 tests have been performed. Assistant Secretary for the state office of public health, Dr. Alex Billioux, says a surge in testing will allow for testing of asymptomatic people, especially in prisons and nursing homes…
cut 5 (06) “…individuals”
Billioux also explains why it’s important to wear a mask…
cut 30 (20) “…mutually”

UL system students should plan on heading back to campus in the fall. Matt Doyle has the story.
Cut 2 (30) “…I’m Matt Doyle”

LSU AgCenter urban entomologist Doctor Karen Sun says the Formosan subterranean termite season has arrived. The swarms begin at dusk and Sun says one of the best mitigation techniques is limiting outdoor lighting…
cut 14 (09) “….that’s possible”
The termites generally dissipate by 10:30 PM, at which point you should be able to turn back on outside lights.