LRN Newscast 17:30 November 10

The Louisiana Poison Control Center is sending out a warning to parents about the dangers of laundry detergent pods which have harmed hundreds of children nationally who mistake them for toys or candy. Director Mark Ryan says kids who ingest the concentrated detergent in these pods can quickly have central nervous system depression and become lethargic:
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He says as with any cleaning product, the first rule is to keep them up and away from a child’s reach.

A Shreveport woman is in jail after she allegedly threw her 17 month-old baby across the room while intoxicated as a form of punishment…:
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Shreveport Police Cpl. Breck Scott who says 25 year-old Gabrielle Kirkendoll was arrested for cruelty to a juvenile.

Former Governor Edwin Edwards doesn’t seem to be bothered much by the fact that the National Democratic Party isn’t endorsing him in his 6th Congressional District race against Republican Garret Graves. He says he was never one to fall in line with some of the policies and values of the National Democratic Party which is struggling in the south..:
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He says this election is about issues facing the 6th Congressional District, not about party affiliation.

In the fifth Congressional District race, republican Zach Dasher has endorsed fellow republican Ralph Abraham, who is in a runoff with democratic Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo. Dasher just missed being in the runoff against Abraham. And former US Senate candidate Rob Maness threw his support behind fellow republican Bill Cassidy today. Maness finished third in the primary last week.

LRN Newscast 16:30 11-10-14

Former governor Edwin Edwards says he is not seeking support from the National Democratic Party in his 6th District Congressional race against Republican Garret Graves…

 

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The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Department has made an arrest of man who is charged with the beating of an elderly man. Fifty-one year-old Simon Fontenot, who is the step-son of the senior adult, is charged with one count of second-degree battery. The eighty-two year-old victim was treated for multiple injuries, with several facial fractures.

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Shreveport Police says a 25-year-old woman is under arrest, after being accused of throwing her 17 month old baby across a room. Corporal Breck Scott says they got the call early this morning…:

 

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Twenty-five Gabrielle Kirkendoll faces cruelty to juvenile charges, and the child in the custody of protective services.

 

 

The U-L-L Ragin’ Cajuns and the Minnesota Vikings are mourning the loss of of a highly decorated defensive back, Orlando Thomas. He passed away last night from complications related to A-L-S. Notre Dame High Coach Louie Cook was Thomas’ coach at Crowley High…
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Thomas was 42.

LRN Newscast 15:30 11-10-14

In the 6th Congressional District, former governor Edwin Edwards says he is not seeking support from the Democratic Party in his race against Republican Garret Graves. In fact, Edwards says he has had no contact with the party during this campaign…
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Landrieu is behind in the polls in run-off race for Senate against Republican Bill Cassidy.

 

 

A Shreveport woman is in jail today after witnessed reported she threw her 17 month-old baby across the room over the weekend as a form of punishment…:
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That’s Shreveport Police Cpl. Breck Scott who says 25 year-old Gabrielle Kirkendoll was arrested on cruelty to juvenile charges and the child was placed with protective services upon the child’s release from the hospital.

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It’s being reported that hundreds of children have been harmed by accidently injesting laundry detergent pods. So, Louisiana Poison Control is getting the word out to warn parents of those pods, particularly clear ones that show multicolored detergent…
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That’s Poison Control Director Mark Ryan. The toll-free number is 800-222-12-22.
The city of Crowley and U-L Lafayette is mourning the loss of former defensive back Orlando Thomas, who passed away because of A-L-S last night. Former Ragin’ Cajuns Quarterback Jake Delhomme reflects back on how Thomas did more than JUST set records…
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Thomas was also a member of the Minnesota Vikings. He was 42.

LRN Sportscast 16:45

The Saints are now 4-and-5 after a tough 27-24 overtime loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday. New Orleans ralled from a 14-0 deficit to take a 24-21 lead, only to see the 49ers kick a field goal to tie and eventually win it with another field goal in overtime. Despite the loss and losing record, the Saints are in first place in the NFC South with a 4-5 record and will host the Bengals Sunday.

Former Ragin Cajuns star and NFL Pro Bowler Orlando Thomas has lost his battle with A-L-S. Thomas passed away last night at the age of 42. When Thomas finished at U-S-L, he was the school’s all-time leading tackler among defensive backs. Legendary high school football coach Louis Cook coached Thomas at Crowley High School…
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Thomas was diagnosed with A-L-S ten years ago.

The LSU Tigers are back on the practice field this afternoon, trying to forget about their tough loss to Alabama and look ahead to their match-up with Arkansas this Saturday. Wide Receiver Malachi Dupre…
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LSU cornerback Rashard Robinson didn’t play in Saturday’s loss to Alabama. The school announced prior to kick-off that he was suspended and Coach Les Miles indicated today that he wouldn’t be back with the team anytime soon.

In other college football news…Ragin Cajuns Coach Mark Hudspeth became a father again. Captain Ty Hudspeth was born on Hudspeth’s birthday. It’s also Les Miles 61st birthday.

Louisiana Tech gets a chance to rest this Saturday. The Bulldogs lead Conference USA’s west division with a 6-0 record after beating UAB this Saturday. Tech’s next game is November 22nd at Old Dominion.

And tonight in the NBA…the Pelicans go after their third straight win as they visit Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

LRN Newscast 14:30 11-10-14

Former Governor Edwin Edwards is putting some distance between himself and the National Democratic Paerty in his run-off race against Republican Garret Graves…

 

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Most the financial support from the Democratic Party is going towar Mary Landrieu, and Edwards says he’s OK with that.

 
A Shreveport woman was arrested this morning on cruelty to juvenile charges, after being accused of throwing her 17 month old across a room. Shreveport Police Cpl Breck Scott says when the child arrived at the hospital they were able to determine that the child had NOT sustained injuries from being thrown across a room..:
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Twenty-five year-old Gabrielle Kirkendahl of Shreveport reportedly threw the child as a form of punishment.

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The former health secretary for Governor Bobby Jindal has entered a plea of not guilty on nine counts of perjury regarding his involvement in a 200 millions dollar Medicaid deal. Bruce Greenstein is accused of lying to a Senate confirmation hearing and a grand jury reviewing the state’s contract.

 
The Louisiana Poison Control Center is warning parents about the dangers of laundry detergent pods that have harmed hundreds of children who mistake them for toys or candy…

 

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PM-Newscall November 10th, 2014

Democratic former governor Edwin Edwards says he is not seeking support from the National Democratic Party in his 6th District Congressional race against Republican Garret Graves. Eric Gill reports…

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The Louisiana Poison Control Center is sending out a warning to parents about the dangers of laundry detergent pods which have harmed hundreds of children who mistake them for toys or candy. Michelle Southern reports…:

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In the 6th Congressional District, Democratic former governor Edwin Edwards says he is not seeking support from the National Democratic Party in his race against Republican Garret Graves. In fact, Edwards says he has had no contact with the party during this campaign…

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He says the Democrats are focusing on Senator Mary Landrieu during this election cycle, and that’s okay with him. Edwards says he was never one to fall in line with some of the policies and values of the National Democratic Party. He says the party is really struggling in the South…

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He doesn’t think the national party represents the views of the 6th District or the state. But Edwards feels this election is not about party affiliation…

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The Louisiana Poison Control Center is sending out a warning to parents about the dangers of laundry detergent pods which have harmed hundreds of children who mistake them for toys or candy. Director Mark Ryan says kids who ingest the concentrated detergent in these pods can very quickly have central nervous system depression and become lethargic:

CUT 6 (12)  “extremely dangerous”

Ryan says child exposure to cleaning products is one of the top reasons people call poison centers. He says one of the problems with these pods is that when they first came out they were in a clear container that looked almost like a candy jar…:

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Ryan says if you think your child has ingested some of the contents of these detergent pods, you should call the poison control center right away at 1-800-222-1222. He says even if the symptoms seem mild you should call…:

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Former Ragin’ Cajuns and Minnesota Vikings defensive back Orlando Thomas passed away last night at the age of 42. Thomas announced in 2007 that he was battling ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Former Cajuns teammate Jake Delhomme says Thomas’ determination as he fought ALS was the same that he brought to the field…

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Thomas helped USL to back-to-back Big West Conference Championships in 1993 and 1994. He finished his Cajuns career as USL’s all-time leading tackler among defensive backs. Delhomme says Thomas was a great teammate…

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Thomas was a 2nd round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings in 1995. The pro-bowler retired in 2001. Thomas lead Crowley High to the Class 3-A Championship in 1989. Thomas’ high school football coach, Louie Cook, says they had a special relationship dating back to the football great’s eighth grade year…

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The Shreveport Police Department says a 25-year-old woman is under arrest on cruelty to juveniles after being accused of throwing her 17 month old across a room. Cpl Breck Scott says cops responded to scene after getting the call early this morning…:

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Scott says when the child arrived at the hospital they were able to determine that the child had not sustained injuries from being thrown across a room..:

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Scott says a witness called and told cops that Gabrielle Kirkendoll of Shreveport was throwing the 17 month old across the room as a form of punishment…:

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13:30 Newscast November 10th, 2014

Former Governor Edwin Edwards doesn’t seem to be bothered much by the fact that the National Democratic Party isn’t endorsing him in his 6th Congressional District race against Republican Garret Graves. He says he was never one to fall in line with some of the policies and values of the National Democratic Party which is struggling in the south..:
CUT 4 (12) “of their programs”
He says this election is about issues facing the 6th Congressional District, not about party affiliation.

The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s office says a man is under arrest for allegedly beating his elderly step dad so badly the victim sustained multiple fractures to his face. They say 51-year-old Simon Fontenot is accused of beating the 82-year-old man with a chair. He is charged with aggravated second degree battery.

The Louisiana Poison Control Center is sending out a warning to parents about the dangers of laundry detergent pods. Director Mark Ryan says the cleaning supply has harmed hundreds of children who mistaken it for candy. He says one of the problems with these pods is that when they first came out they were in a clear container that looked almost like a candy jar…:
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He says the best thing parents can do is keep ALL cleaning supplies UP and out of a child’s reach.

Victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita can apply to receive a settlement check, amounting anywhere from one dollar to more than $400. You may be included in the proposed Settlement Class if you lived, owned property, operated a business or were present within the Parishes of Jefferson, Orleans or St. Bernard, Louisiana at the time of Hurricanes Katrina or Rita. Residents and businesses in those areas are receiving letters in the mail saying they can apply for the benefits.

12:30 Newscast November 10th, 2014

Democratic former governor Edwin Edwards says he is not seeking support from the National Democratic Party in his 6th District Congressional race against Republican Garret Graves. Eric Gill reports…:
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Today, Bruce Greenstein, the former head of the state department of health and hospitals, pleads not guilty to allegations he lied under oath about awarding a Medicaid contract to a company of former co-worker friends. The Jindal administration has since cancelled the contract with CNSI. Greenstein was indicted on nine counts of perjury.

The Shreveport Police Department says a 25-year-old woman is under arrest on cruelty to juveniles after being accused of throwing her 17 month old across a room. Cpl Breck Scott says cops responded to scene after getting the call early this morning…:
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Gabrielle Kirkendoll was sent to jail and the child taken into state custody.

Former Ragin’ Cajuns and Minnesota Vikings defensive back Orlando Thomas passed away last night. Former Cajuns teammate Jake Delhomme says Thomas’ determination as he fought ALS was the same that he brought to the field…:
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He was only 42.

11:30 Newscast November 10th, 2014

In the 6th Congressional District, Democratic former governor Edwin Edwards says he is not seeking support from the National Democratic Party in his race against Republican Garret Graves. In fact, Edwards says he has had no contact with the party during this campaign…
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He doesn’t think the national party represents the views of the 6th District or the state.

Sad news to report out of the Lafayette-area. Former Ragin Cajuns star and Minnesota Vikings standout Orlando Thomas has passed away. Thomas has been battling A-L-S, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, the last ten years of his life. Thomas won a state championship at Crowley High, was an All-American at U-S-L and played seven seasons with the Vikings.

The Louisiana Poison Control Center is sending out a warning to parents about the dangers of laundry detergent pods which have harmed hundreds of children who mistake them for toys or candy. Director Mark Ryan says kids who ingest the concentrated detergent in these pods can very quickly have central nervous system depression and become lethargic:
CUT 6 (12) “with is extremely dangerous”
He says as with any cleaning product, the first rule is to keep them all up and away from a child’s reach.

Governor Bobby Jindal’s former appointed heath secretary pleaded not guilty to perjury amid allegations he lied under oath about not having contact with his former employer who was awarded a now-cancelled state Medicaid contract. Bruce Greenstein was indicted on nine counts of perjury.

11:40 LRN Sportscast November 10

A frustrating loss for the Saints yesterday as they made too many mistakes and lost to the San Francisco 49ers 27-24 in overtime. Head Coach Sean Payton says it was a hard fought, physcial game…
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Quarterback Drew Brees threw for 292 yards and three touchdowns. He was also intercepted twice and fumbled in overtime, which set up Phil Dawson’s game winning 35-yard field goal.

Sad news to report out of the Lafayette-area. Former Ragin Cajuns star and Minnesota Vikings standout Orlando Thomas has passed away. Thomas has been battling A-L-S, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, the last ten years of his life. Thomas won a state championship at Crowley High, was an All-American at U-S-L and played seven seasons with the Vikings.

Referees are not a loved occupation by Louisiana sports fans today. You had Saints tight end Jimmy Graham called for pass interference that took away a game-winning touchdown pass and there were some questionable calls in LSU’s overtime loss to Alabama. Tigers quarterback Anthony Jennings says pass interference should have been called when he threw a pass to Travin Dural in overtime…
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LSU will have to regroup and face Arkansas this Saturday.

Appalachian State quarterback Taylor Lamb has been named Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week. Lamb threw for 276 yards and two touchdowns in the Mountaineers win over ULM on Saturday. The Warhawks have lost five in a row, heading into Saturday’s home game against the Cajuns.

Tonight in the NBA…the Pelicans , who have won two in a row, take on Lebron James and the Cavaliers tonight in Cleveland.