930 Newscast 10/31

Over 230,000 Entergy customers still remain without power due to Hurricane Zeta with over 21,000 of those outages located in the New Orleans Metro area.  With Election Day coming up this Tuesday, Governor John Bel Edwards believes some polling stations in the southeast will be without power.  Edwards says they are working to identify every polling station that will not be in service Tuesday so they have an opportunity to select alternate locations.

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Louisiana’s congressional delegation request for a 100-percent Federal Cost Share of debris removal from Hurricane Laura receives approval from President Trump. Senator Bill Cassidy says both COVID and two hurricanes have exhausted several communities with recovery efforts. Cassidy says this is great financial news for those areas devasted by Laura.

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Despite sustaining 200-million dollars in damages from two hurricanes, McNeese State plans to have students back on campus for the 2021 spring semester. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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LSU will travel to the plains to take on Auburn today at 2:30 as they look for a win against their rival, which would improve their record to 3-2.  Louisiana Tech will also be looking for a win as they will try to snap a two-game losing streak when they host UAB at 2:30.  The Ragin Cajuns are on the road again this week after their big road win against UAB, today they will play at Texas State.  ULM will be in action today as well, they will play host to the Appalachian State Mountaineers.