6:30 LRN Newscast August 3

Southwest Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins is facing three challengers as he seeks re-election. Matt Doyle spoke with each candidate…
Cut 1 (43) “I’m Matt Doyle”

The state has reported 58-more people died in Louisiana from COVID-19 since Friday. The number of coronavirus patients dropped by a dozen.

LSU is asking its season ticket holders if they want to watch football games inside Tiger Stadium this season. LSU ticket manager Brian Broussard says they plan to have fans in attendance but to get an idea on how many season ticket holders want to attend games this year, they are sending them an online questionnaire this week.
Cut 8 (12) “…up of tickets.”
The governor’s office says it would be purely speculative to say how many fans will be allowed in Tiger Stadium when the season starts in late September.

Meanwhile, ULM will need to find two new opponents to replace Arkansas and Georgia since the SEC will play a conference only schedule this year. Warhawks athletics director Scott McDonald says they still plan to play 12 games…
cut 15 (10) “…those slots”