10:30 Newscast October 27th, 2014

The November 4th primary election is happening in 8 days and many analysts say there is still no clear front-runner in the two big Congressional races. In the 5th District ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo and Congressman Vance McAllister are the most well known, but it’s entirely possible another challenger could get out more votes…:
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He says anything could happen in the 6th District too.

The man who passed away at Tiger Stadium at the end of LSU’s dramatic win over Ole Miss Saturday has been identified as 59-year-old Brian Tingley of Plaquemines Parish. East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Doctor Beau Clark says he died of natural causes
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LSU says it appears Tingley had a heart attack during the game.

Deputies in Ascension Parish say a Prairieville man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly ramming his estranged wife’s car over and over while she was inside with another man. They say the incident caused a three-vehicle accident which injured 6 people. 33-year-old Gerald Asay faces many charges including two counts of attempted first-degree murder and three counts of negligent injuring.

Les Miles wrapped up an emotional 24 hours with another fourth quarter come from behind win over the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday night. Jeff Palermo has the story…:
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09:30 Newscast October 27, 2014

With just over a week to go before election day, there is still a lot of uncertainty looming in the two big Congressional races. Michelle Southern reports…

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The man who died at Tiger Stadium towards the end of LSU’s dramatic 10-7 win over Ole Miss has been identified as 59-year-old Brian Tingley of Plaquemines Parish. East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Doctor Beau Clark says every effort was made to resuscitate Tingley….

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He says Tingley died from complications related to cardiovacular disease.

The November 4th primary election is next Tuesday and polls still show a considerable amount of undecided voters. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says you can expect both Democrats and Republicans to concentrate on their “ground game” and “get out the vote” strategies. He says these are being discussed as “game changers”, but Pinsonat isn’t so sure about that…

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Pinsonat says, at this point, candidates kind of throw most undecideds out the window since they are unlikely to vote.

Louisiana State Police say a head-on collision in Assumption Parish has taken the life of a 10-year-old girl and sent three others to the hospital. Authorities say Neveah Pierson of Gray was killed when the vehicle she was traveling in crossed the center line and struck another car yesterday afternoon. The driver, 31-year-old Sommer Pierson, Naveah’s mother, and another passenger are hospitalized with moderate injuries. The driver of the other vehicle also received moderate injuries. The investigation is ongoing, although authorities do not suspect impairment to be a factor.

08:30 Newscast October 27, 2014

We are now eight days away from the November 4th primary election and polls still show a considerable amount of undecided voters. Scott Carwile has more…

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The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that an inmate being held at the parish jail committed suicide over the weekend. Authorities say a 16-year-old male inmate was found hanged in his cell just before midnight Saturday night. He was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead by medical staff. His identity has not been released.

Election day is next Tuesday and there are still questions concerning the two big Congressional races. LSU Political Science Professor Robert Hogan says there are so many candidates vying for the 6th District seat that it would be difficult to poll at this point to get a good idea of who is ahead. He says common sense would tell you that former Governor Edwin Edwards is going to make the runoff…

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ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says with the 5th being such a large district, there is always the possibility of a surprise.

LSU AgCenter Soybean Specialist, Ron Levy, says this year’s soybean crop will yield between 53 and 54 bushels per acre, which is the state’s best crop ever. He says farmers aren’t the only ones that benefit from this soybean yield…

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Levy says you can find soybeans in many products that we use on a daily basis like vegetable oil, animal feed, and even food products.

07:30 Newscast October 27, 2014

Election day is eight days away and there is still a lot of uncertainty looming in the two big Congressional races. LSU Political Science Professor Robert Hogan says, in the 6th District, Garrett Graves appears to be the biggest threat to join former Governor Edwin Edwards in a runoff…

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ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says, in the 5th District, it’s becoming more clear that the front-runners could be Congressman Vance McAllister and Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo.

Polls still show a considerable amount of undecided voters as election day approaches. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says in the final week of the campaign, candidates, especially in the US Senate race, will begin talking more about themselves and why you should vote for them…

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Pinsonat says if voters are undecided this late in the campaign, they are not likely to vote.

This year’s soybean harvest is one of the state’s best, according to farmers. LSU AgCenter Soybean Specialist, Ron Levy, says several growers in north Louisiana are reporting 80 bushels an acre, while some in northeast Louisiana have broken the 100 bushel mark. Levy says this crop is not only a tribute to the producers hard work, but it is also important to the economy of the state…

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Levy also says the quality of the soybeans produced in Louisiana this year is outstanding.

The identity of the man who died at Tiger Stadium towards the end of LSU’s dramatic 10-7 win over Ole Miss has been released. East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Doctor Beau Clark says it appears 59-year-old Brian Tingley of Plaquemines Parish died from complications related to cardiovacular disease…

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Clark says every effort was made to resuscitate Tingley, but unfortunately it was not enough.

06:45 Sportscast October 27, 2014

Quarterback Drew Brees threw for 311 yards and three touchdowns as the Saints blew past the Green Bay Packers 44-23 last night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Rookie wide receiver Brandin Cooks had a 50-yard scoring catch and a 4-yard touchdown run as the Black & Gold improve to 3-4 on the season. The Saints face Carolina Thursday night in a showdown for first place in the NFC South.

The LSU Tigers won an old fashioned type of game on Saturday night against Ole Miss. They used a powerful running game and outstanding defense to beat the Rebels 10-7. The defense frustrated Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace, holding him to 176 yards passing and the Tigers running game produced 264 yards on the ground. Quarterback Anthony Jennings threw for 142 yards and a touchdown…

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Louisiana Tech is one of 12 teams in the FBS that is undefeated in conference play. The Bulldogs improved to 4-and-0 in league action by beating Conference USA rival Southern Miss 31-20. The Bulldogs usually count on Kenneth Dixon to lead their rushing attack, but he was a weapon in the passing game, catching six passes for 124 yards and two touchdowns. Head Coach Skip Holtz…

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Quarterback Cody Sokol threw three touchdown passes and had 423 yards through the air.

In other college football action over the weekend: In the Southland, McNeese downed Incarnate Word 41-21, Southeastern lost to Stephen F Austin 27-17, Nicholls was upended by Houston Baptist 31-21, and Northwestern State fell to Central Arkansas 58-35.

06:30 Newscast October 27, 2014

We are now eight days away from the November 4th primary election. Polls still show a considerable amount of undecided voters. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says, at this point, candidates kind of throw most undecideds out the window…

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He says in the final week of the campaign, candidates will begin talking more about themselves and why you should vote for them instead of bashing their opponents.

Louisiana soybean farmers are reporting that this year’s harvest is one of their best yet. LSU AgCenter Soybean Specialist, Ron Levy, says the state’s average yield will be between 53 and 54 bushels per acre. He says this the state’s best crop ever…

cut 14 (10) “for Louisiana”

He says several growers in north Louisiana are reporting 80 bushels an acre, while some in northeast Louisiana have broken the 100 bushel mark.

With just over a week to go before election day, there is still a lot of uncertainty looming in the two big Congressional races. In the 5th District ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says things are starting to become a bit more clear that the front-runners could be Congressman Vance McAllister and Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo…:

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LSU Political Science Professor Robert Hogan says common sense would tell you that former Governor Edwin Edwards is going to make the runoff in the 6th District race.

AM LRN Newscall for Monday October 27th

The spelling of the deceased LSU fan’s last name has been corrected on this version.

 

We are now eight days away from the November 4th primary election and polls still show a considerable amount of undecided voters.  Scott Carwile has more…

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With just over a week to go before election day, there is still a lot of uncertainty looming in the two big Congressional races. Michelle Southern reports.

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Les Miles wrapped up an emotional 24 hours with another fourth quarter come from behind win over the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday night. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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We are now eight days away from the November 4th primary election. Polls still show a considerable amount of undecided voters. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says, at this point, candidates kind of throw most undecideds out the window…

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Pinsonat says if voters are undecided this late in the campaign, they are not likely to vote. He says in the final week of the campaign, candidates, especially in the US Senate race, will begin talking more about themselves and why you should vote for them…

Cut 5  (10)  “and Landrieu”

He says you’ll still see national ads attacking Bill Cassidy and Senator Mary Landrieu in the US Senate race. Pinsonat says you can expect both Democrats and Republicans to concentrate on their “ground game” and “get out the vote” strategies. He says these are being discussed as “game changers”, but Pinsonat isn’t so sure about that…

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The man who died at Tiger Stadium towards the end of LSU’s dramatic 10-7 win over Ole Miss has been identified. East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Doctor Beau Clark says it appears 59-year-old Brian Tinley of Plaquemines Parish died of natural causes

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Clark says Tingley died from complications related to cardiovacular disease…

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Clark says Tingley was pronounced dead at 11:25 on Saturday night. LSU released a statement that said Tingley appeared to have suffered a heart attack in the lower bowl of the south end zone. Clark says every effort was made to resuscitate Tingley….

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With just over a week to go before election day, there is still a lot of uncertainty looming in the two big Congressional races. In the 5th District ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says things are starting to become a tad more clear that the front-runners could be Congressman Vance McAllister and Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo…:

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Stockley says Mayo will get the Democratic Vote in the District and McAllister has a substantial among of name recognition. But he says with such a large district, there is always the possibility of a surprise. With Zach Dasher, Harris Brown or Dr. Ralph Abraham — it’s all about who can get out the vote…:

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LSU Political Science Professor Robert Hogan says anything could happen in the 6th District too. He says what you’re basically seeing now is a last minute effort by candidates to gather as many votes as they can. Hogan says Garrett Graves appears to be the biggest threat…:

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Hogan says there are so many candidates vying for the 6th District seat that it would be difficult to poll at this point to get a good idea of who is ahead. He says common sense would tell you that former Governor Edwin Edwards is going to make the runoff…:

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Louisiana soybean farmers are reporting that this year’s harvest is one of their best yet. LSU AgCenter Soybean Specialist, Ron Levy, says the state’s average yield will be between 53 and 54 bushels per acre. He says this the state’s best crop ever…

Cut 14 (10)  “for Louisiana”

He says several growers in north Louisiana are reporting 80 bushels an acre, while some in northeast Louisiana have broken the 100 bushel mark. Levy says this crop is not only a tribute to the producers hard work, but it is also important to the economy of the state…

Cut 15  (10)  ” to Louisiana”

Levy says the quality of the soybeans produced in Louisiana this year is outstanding. He says you can find soybeans in many products that we use on a daily basis like vegetable oil and animal feed. Soybean meal is also added to many food products due to it’s high protein value. Levy says farmers aren’t the only ones that benefit from soybeans…

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Louisiana Tech is one of 12 teams in the FBS that is undefeated in conference play. The Bulldogs improved to 4-and-0 in league action by beating Conference USA rival Southern Miss 31-20. The Bulldogs usually count on Kenneth Dixon to lead their rushing attack, but he was a weapon in the passing game, catching six passes for 124 yards and two touchdowns. Head Coach Skip Holtz…

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Quarterback Cody Sokol threw three touchdown passes and had 423 yards through the air. The Bulldogs held the Golden Eagle to negative 31 rushing yards and they picked off two passes. Holtz says it was a complete team effort

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The LSU Tigers won an old fashion type of game on Saturday night against Ole Miss. They used a powerful running game and outstanding defense to beat the Rebels 10-7. The defense frustrated Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace, holding him to 176 yards passing and the Tigers running game produced 264 yards on the ground. Quarterback Anthony Jennings threw for 142 yards and a touchdown…

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It was an emotional game for Head Coach Les Miles. His 91-year-old mother, Martha Miles, passed away on Friday night. After the win, the players gave Miles the game ball..

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10:30 Newscast October 25, 2014

The Department of Health and Hospitals is monitoring a New Orleans-area man for signs of the Ebola virus. State Health Officer, Dr. Jimmy Guidry, says the Centers for Disease Control informed them about a man who had recently traveled to one of the Ebola-infected countries…

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Two more people from Marrero are also being monitored for symptoms after returning from an infected area.

A West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Deputy has been arrested for allegedly using his badge to have sex with prostitutes. Baton Rouge Police Department Corporal L Jean McKneely says, after a tip, they found out Deputy Florian Deutsch had arranged to meet a prostitute at a motel Thursday…

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Deutch has been fired from the The West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Department.

A record number of people are expected to be inside Tiger Stadium Saturday for the LSU/Ole Miss game. Michelle Southern reports.

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Early voting continues for the upcoming November 4th elections. Today is expected to be the by far the biggest day of the early voting period. Early voters are encouraged to go online to geauxvote-dot-com to check out an accurate ballot before heading to the polls. Early voting locations will be closed tomorrow and the final day to vote early will be Tuesday.

09:30 Newscast October 25, 2014

A New Orleans-area man, who recently traveled to an Ebola-infected country, is being monitored by the Department of Health and Hospitals. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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DHH reports that two more people are being monitored for symptoms after returning from an Ebola infected area. That brings total number of people being monitored in the state to four.

Nonfarm jobs increased in seven of Louisiana’s eight metro areas over the year ending September 30th. Baton Rouge lead the way with 11,500 new jobs followed by New Orleans, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Shreveport/Bossier City, Houma, and Monroe.

A deputy with the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office has been arrested for allegedly using his badge to have sex with prostitutes. Baton Rouge Police Department Corporal L Jean McKneely says Deputy Florian Deutsch would inform the prostitutes he was a police officer and if they had sex with him, he would not arrest them. The West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office fired Deutsch when notified about the arrest. McKneely says Deutsch was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison…

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The BRPD received a tip that Deutsch was meeting a prostitute at a hotel Thursday and that’s when they made the arrest.

ULM will play its first home football game since September 27th when they take on Texas State tonight in Malone Stadium. The Warhawks are 2-and-1 in the Sun Belt and in the middle of the pack in conference standings. Quarterback Pete Thomas says winning the conference and playing in a bowl game are two goals that are still within reach…

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The Warhawks are 3-and-3 on the season, but rank last in the Sun Belt for points per game.

08:30 Newscast October 25, 2014

The Department of Health and Hospitals now reports that two more people from Marrero are being watched for symptoms of Ebola after they returned from an infected area in West Africa. That brings the total number of people being monitored in the state to four. State Health Officer Dr. Jimmy Guidry says there are no cases of Ebola in Louisiana and he feels comfortable that medical personnel are prepared if a case should develop in the state…

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All four being monitored are considered “low risk” for contracting Ebola.

An officer involved shooting in Iberville Parish has left a 36-year-old man dead. The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened in a rural area near Bayou Pigeon last night. As deputies were attempting to locate Shaun Wilson Ramo, who had been accused of raping a woman in the area, he aimed his rifle at the deputies, who then fired on the subject. Ramo was pronounced dead at the scene. State Police are investigating.

A West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Deputy has been arrested for allegedly using his badge to have sex with prostitutes. Baton Rouge Police Department Corporal L Jean McKneely says their investigation revealed Deputy Florian Deutsch would use Backpage-dot-com to make contact with these individuals…

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Deutsch is charged with malfeasance in office, prostitution, and abuse of office.

It’s the biggest day of the season on the LSU campus as 3rd ranked, undefeated Ole Miss comes to town. Activities start early as the GameDay crew is broadcasting live from the parade grounds this morning. Parking Director Adam Smith says, some fans are finding this inconvenient, but the post game plan will be the same with a southbound contraflow planned on Nicholson…

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Kickoff is scheduled for 6:15pm and will be televised on ESPN.