08:30 Newscast October 14, 2014

Voters will finally see a US Senate debate featuring all three major candidates tonight. Senator Mary Landrieu and Republican challengers, Congressman Bill Cassidy and retired Air Force Colonel Rob Maness will face off in Shreveport at 7PM. ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley predicts this will be an exciting debate…

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The debate, sponsored by Council for a Better Louisiana in partnership with Louisiana Public Broadcasting, will be televised statewide on LPB stations.

Election day is in three weeks and Secretary of State Tom Schedler wants Louisiana voters to download their GeauxVote mobile phone app. It’s a convenient way to get all of the election information you may need. Schedler says the app is absolutely free and very easy to get…

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Election day is November 4th.

A state judge grants a temporary restraining order keeping the ashes from the incineration of a Dallas Ebola victim’s belongings from being disposed in a Louisiana landfill. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell sought the order and it was supported by state officials, including House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, who says there’s too many unknowns with Ebola to have potentially hazardous Ebola waste come across state lines…

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Linen, bedding and carpet from the apartment of Thomas Duncan, who died from Ebola, was destroyed at an incinerator in Port Arthur, Texas and was set to be transported to a landfill in Calcasieu Parish.

A state of emergency has been issued by Governor Bobby Jindal as a result of the severe weather that moved the through the state yesterday. Kevin Davis, director of the governor’s office of homeland security and emergency preparedness, says some areas experienced 60 mile per hour winds when the storm system moved through. He says the declaration is designed to help local governments…

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Davis says Ouachita Parish appears to be one of the hardest hit areas.

07:30 Newscast October 14, 2014

All three major candidates in Louisiana’s US Senate race will participate in a televised debate tonight. ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley thinks Congressman Bill Cassidy is the front runner, at this point, and should play it safe tonight…

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Stockley expects Senator Mary Landrieu and Rob Maness to be aggressive during the debate. It will be televised on LPB stations statewide.

A Baton Rouge judge grants a temporary restraining order that keeps the ashes from the incinerated belongings of a Dallas Ebola victim from being disposed in a Calcasieu Parish landfill. Louisiana House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, who is from Lake Charles, says we should understand all the risks before transporting this material to a Louisiana landfill….

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The company that owns the landfill says it will not take take the Ebola waste, until state officials determined it would not pose a health threat.

Governor Bobby Jindal has issued a state of emergency as a result of the severe weather that moved the through the state on Monday. Kevin Davis, director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, says Ouachita Parish appears to be one of the hardest hit areas…

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At one time, nearly 40-thousand people were without power in north Louisiana.

We’re three weeks away from Election Day and Secretary of State Tom Schedler is encouraging Louisiana voters to download their GeauxVote mobile phone app. The app, which is available for iPhone and Android phones, provides all kinds of election information, even up-to-the-minute election results…

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He says Louisiana is a front runner in the nation for this technology.

06:45 Sportscast October 14, 2014

The UL Lafayette football team gets some national TV exposure tonight as they visit Texas State in a game that will be televised by ESPN 2 at six P-M. The Ragin Cajuns easily defeated the Bobcats 48 to 24 last season, but ULL Coach Mark Hudspeth expects a tougher test tonight…

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Tuesday is an unusual day to play a football game, but Hudspeth says his team proved they can handle the unique situation last year.

Louisiana Tech gets back in action Saturday. The Bulldogs are 2-and-0 and lead the West Division of Conference USA. They’ll host Texas-San Antonio with an 11AM kickoff. The Roadrunners are 2-and-4 overall.

The Tigers wild 30-27 victory over Florida was win number 100 at LSU for Coach Les Miles. “The Mad Hatter” joins Charles McClendon as the only two coaches in LSU history to win at least 100 games. Miles says one of his players gave him the game ball after the win and he’s glad it was the type of victory that exemplifies how his teams play…

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Miles will go after win number 101 this Saturday at home against Kentucky.

LSU running back Leonard Fournette is the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s College Football Offensive Player of the Week. Saturday against Florida, Fournette rushed for a career-best 140 yards and scored two touchdowns. Nicholls State’s Davin Bovie is the Defensive Player of the Week and Andy Wickman, from Northwestern State, is the Special Teams Player of the Week.

06:30 Newscast October 14, 2014

Tonight voters will finally see a US Senate debate featuring all three major candidates. ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley expects Senator Mary Landrieu to be aggressive since polls show she’s trailing Congressman Bill Cassidy in a potential runoff…

cut 4 (10) “that she has”

Retired Air Force Colonel Rob Maness will also participate. The debate will be televised statewide on LPB stations.

Governor Bobby Jindal has issued a state of emergency as a result of the severe weather that moved the through the state on Monday. Kevin Davis, director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency preparedness, says Ouachita Parish is cleaning up from a possible tornado or damaging straight line winds…

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Davis says some areas experienced 60 mile per hour winds when the storm system moved through.

A judge in Baton Rouge grants a temporary restraining order that keeps the ashes from the incineration of a Dallas Ebola victim’s belongings from being disposed in a Calcasieu Parish landfill. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell sought the order that was supported by state officials, including House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, who is a lawmaker from Lake Charles…

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The company that owns the landfill involved in this controversy released a statement that says it will not take take the Ebola waste, until state officials determined it would not pose a health threat.

AM LRN Newscall October 14

A US Senate debate featuring the three major candidates, Senator Mary Landrieu and Republican challengers, Congressman Bill Cassidy and retired Air Force Colonel Rob Maness takes place tonight. Scott Carwile has a preview.

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Clean-up efforts will continue in northeast Louisiana where a line of strong storms knocked down trees and caused property damage. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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With election day three weeks away, the Secretary of State’s office wants voter to know that there’s an app for your smart phone that can help you become educated about the election. Jimmy Frederick has more…

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Tonight voters will finally  see a US Senate debate featuring all three major candidates. Senator Mary Landrieu and Republican challengers, Congressman Bill Cassidy and retired Air Force Colonel Rob Maness will face off in Shreveport at 7PM. ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley expects Landrieu to be aggressive since she’s trailing Cassidy in a potential runoff…

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He feels Maness will be aggressive in the debate as well because he needs to prove that he’s still a relevant candidate. Stockley feels Cassidy will be the most laid back of the three candidates. He thinks Cassidy is probably the front runner, at this point, and has to play it safe during the debate…

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The debate, sponsored by Council for a Better Louisiana in partnership with Louisiana Public Broadcasting, will be televised statewide on LPB stations. Stockley predicts this will be an exciting debate…

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Election day is three weeks away and Secretary of State Tom Schedler is encouraging Louisiana voters to download their GeauxVote mobile phone app. The app is convenient way to get all of the election information you may need. Schedler says Louisiana is a front runner in the country for this technology…

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The app, which is available for iPhone and Android phones, provides information on local polling locations, updated ballots, and much more. Schedler says it even provides up-to-the-minute election results…

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Election day is November 4th. Schedler says the app is absolutely free and very easy to get…

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A judge in Baton Rouge grants a temporary restraining order that keeps the ashes from the incineration of a Dallas Ebola victim’s belongings from being disposed in a Calcasieu Parish landfill. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell sought the order and it was supported by state officials, including House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, who is a lawmaker from Lake Charles…

Cut 10 (09)  “this time”

The company that owns the landfill involved in this controversy released a statement that says it will not take take the Ebola waste, until state officials determined it would not pose a health threat. Kleckley says we sound understand all the risks before transporting this material to a Louisiana landfill….

cut 11 (07)  “our area”

Linen, bedding and carpet from the apartment of Thomas Duncan, who died from Ebola, was destroyed at an incinerator in Port Arthur, Texsas and was set to be transported to a landfill in Calcasieu Parish.  Cleckley agrees with Caldwell, there’s too many unknowns with Ebola to have potentially hazardous Ebola waste come across state lines..

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Governor Bobby Jindal has issued a state of emergency as a result of the severe weather that moved the through the state on Monday. Kevin Davis, director of the governor’s office of homeland security and emergency preparedness, says Ouachita Parish is cleaning up from a possible tornado or damaging straight line winds

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At one time, nearly 40-thousand people were without power in north Louisiana. And ULM cancelled all classes until 11 o’ clock Tuesday morning.  Davis says Ouachita Parish appears to be one of the hardest hit areas

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Davis says some areas experienced 60 mile per hour winds when the storm system moved through. He says the declaration is designed to help local governments…

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The UL Lafayette football team gets some national TV exposure tonight as they visit Texas State in a game that will be televised by ESPN 2 at six P-M. The Ragin Cajuns easily defeated the Bobcats 48 to 24 last season, but ULL Coach Mark Hudspeth expects a tougher test tonight

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Tuesday is an unusual day to play a football game, but Hudspeth says his team proved they can handle the unique situation last year

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The Tigers wild 30-27 victory over Florida was win number one 100 at LSU for Coach Les Miles. The mad hatter joins Charles McClendon as the only two coaches in LSU history to win at least 100 games. Miles says one of his players gave him the game ball after the win and he’s glad it was the type of victory that exemplifies how his teams play

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Miles will go after win number 101 this Saturday at home against Kentucky. The Wildcats have improved and head into this game with a 5-and-1 overall record. Miles is impressed with Kentucky’s offense

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Affiliates here’s an interview with Secretary Tom Schedler on there Geaux Vote app that you can use for your talk shows or public affairs programs.

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LRN Newscast 17:30 10-13-14

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal issued a state of emergency for 15 parishes because of the strong storms passing through the state. The line of thunderstorms has already caused power outages and property damage, and Marty Mayeaux (My-you) with the National Weather Service in Shreveport received many damage reports from Ouachita Parish…

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In Southeast Louisiana, most parishes are under a tornado watch until 10 pm tonight. However, once the storms pass through, Louisiana will feel the effects of the front…

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That’s Gavin Phillips from the National Weather Service in Slidell.

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Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell seeks a court order to prevent Ebola waste from entering Louisiana. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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The investigation continues into a train-car crash that killed three people in the overnight hours of Sunday morning in White Castle. Thirty-seven year-old Clifton Davis, 33 year-old Andrea Foster and 25 year-old Courtney Canada were all killed in the accident.

LRN Newscast 16:30 10-13-14

Top story of the day has been the weather, and the volatile storms ahead of a cold front pushing through the state. Gavin Phillips with the National Weather Service Office in Slidell says, even though the wind and rain is rather rough, …

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Meanwhile, the National Weather Service Office in Shreveport reports numurous damage spots in North Louisiana, particularly Monroe. They will be sending out crews to determing whether or not there was a tornado…

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The University of Louisiana at Monroe reported some damage, and was closed earlier today. They will reopen at 11 am tomorrow. Governor Bobby Jindal has issed a state of emergency for 15 parishes because of the storm.

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Officials in Sabine Parish believe a ten-month-old child spent three days living underneath her father’s deceased body. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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A state judge has granted a request for a temporary restraining order by Attorney General Buddy Caldwell to block the disposal of the incinerated personal belongings of a Dallas Ebola victim in a Calcasieu Parish landfill…

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The hearing on the matter is October 22nd.

LRN Sportscast 16:45 October 13

Freshman running back Leonard Fournette got the start for LSU on Saturday and didn’t disappoint in the Tigers 30-27 win over Florida. Fournette rushed for 140 yards and two touchdowns. Afterwards, Fournette said he’s feeling more comfortable…
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Fournette will try to make it two wins in a row this Saturday against an improving Kentucky team.

The Saints were off yesterday and will now get ready to visit the Detroit Lions this weekend. Detroit defeated Minnesota 17-3 on Sunday. Former Saints running back Reggie Bush didn’t play for the Lions, but the former first-round pick told the Detroit Free Press that he’ll be ready to play against the Saints. No word if wide receiver Calvin Johnson will play, he missed yesterday’s win because of ankle injury.

Southeastern Louisiana has moved up one spot in the FCS Coaches poll to number eight. The Lions defeated Lamar 61 to 34 on Saturday. S-L-U had 651 total yards. Quarterback Bryan Bennett rushed for a season-high 125 yards and three touchdowns.

McNeese State fell six spots to number ten in the poll. The Cowboys were upset 38-22 by Sam Houston State. McNeese was never able to recover from an early 14-0 deficit.

Grambling State is still not ranked, even though they improved to 4-and-0 in the SWAC with a 28-21 win over Alcorn State. The Tigers are the lone undefeated team in SWAC play.

UL Lafayette heads out tonight for tomorrow’s game against Texas State, which will air on ESPN Two at seven o’ clock. Both teams are 1-and-0 in the Sun Belt. The Cajuns won this matchup last year, beating the Bobcats 48-24.

LRN Newscast 15:30 10-13-14

A cold front continues to move across the state today bringing thunderstorm activity along the frontal edge. Gavin Phillips, with the National Weather Service in Slidell, says the front began rolling through northwest Louisiana earlier today…

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With the rain and gusty winds, Marty Mayeaux (MY you) from the National Weather Service Office in Shreveport says power outages are widespread across the state, with outages being reported in Central and Northwest Louisiana, with Monroe being hit really hard…

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ULM is closed because of the damages and power outages, because of weather, until tomorrow morning at 11 am. Once the front DOES move through we can expect much cooler and dryer conditions, and less humidity.

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A temporary restraining order has been granted by a state judge to stop the disposal of the incinerated personal belongings of a Dallas Ebola victim from going into a Calcasieu Parish landfill. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell issued the request to block it, because he says there are too many unanswered questions…

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The hearing is set for October 22nd.

 

A 10 month-old baby from North Louisiana is recovering after spending almost 3 days stuck under her dead father, who had a heart attack, then fell on top of the infant resting on the bed. Sabine Parish Deputy Coroner Ron Rivers says the baby was found with an indentation on her forehead…

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KSLA-TV in Shrevpeort reports the baby has been released from the hospital earlier today.

LRN Newscast 14:30 10-13-14

A strong line of thunderstorms moving across the state has knocked out power and caused property damage in North Louisiana. Marty Mayeaux (My-you) with the National Weather Service in Shreveport says they are receiving a lot of damage reports, especially from Ouachita Parish…

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Meanwhile, Gavin Phillips from the National Weather Service Office in Slidell says once the front moves through, you can expect to feel fall-like temperatures, as they will begin to drop in north and Central Louisiana tonight…

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Right now, the tornado watches include southwest Louisiana in effect until 7 pm and southeast Louisiana until 10 o’clock tonight.

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A ten-month-old infant is recovering at a hospital in Shreveport after she spent nearly three days under her father’s body. Sabine Parish Deputy Coroner Ron Rivers says 43-year-old Jason Fields of Pleasant Hill suffered a massive heart attack in her bedroom and fell back on top of the infant, who was resting on the bed…

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A few blisters, and some hydration, but otherwise the baby is reportedly doing fine.

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell plans on seeking a temporary restraining order to stop incinerated personal belongings of a Dallas Ebola Virus victim from going to a to a Calcasieu Parish landfill. Caldwell says there’s a safer way to dispose of it, instead of bringing it across state lines…

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The landfill has also announced they will not accept the ashes until state officials say it’s OK.