Report says BP spill still impacting dolphins and sea turtles
Posted on 4/18/2014 5:16:00 AM.
With the four-year anniversary of the BP spill, The National Wildlife Federation releases a report that says dolphins and sea turtles are still dying in high numbers.  Senior policy specialist with the federation, Sara Gonzales-Rothi, says the evidence is stronger than ever that dolphins are suffering from effects connected to Deepwater Horizon.
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Soda consumption going down nationwide
Posted on 4/18/2014 4:51:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
According to a leading beverage industry newsletter, there has been a big decline in soda consumption in the United States and it continues to drop. Denise Holston-West is a dietitian with the LSU Ag Center. She says the Beverage Digest report found that since the mid 90s, soda consumption per person, per year...has gone down about four gallons.
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Man collapses and dies while attacking woman with machete in Opelousas
Posted on 4/17/2014 5:39:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's office says a man died as he was apparently trying to attack a woman with a machete in Opelousas. Capt. Megan Vizena says they received a call from the victim who told dispatch a man was on top of her with a machete and that she'd been cut several times.More
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Man arrested for alleged crawfish theft
Posted on 4/17/2014 12:39:00 PM.
The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries have arrested a Crowley man for alleged theft of crawfish and criminal trespassing.  39 year-old Jason Mire was observed allegedly taking crawfish from traps in a pond that did not belong to him. 
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New poll suggests McAllister likely not horribly damaged by scandal
Posted on 4/17/2014 12:25:00 PM.
Jeff Palermo reporting.
51-percent of those polled in the 5th congressional district, say they will not vote for US Representative Vance McAllister this fall. The telephone survey of 13-hundred registered voters was conducted by Pineville pollster David Glascock. ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says McAllister should be encouraged by the poll.
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LSP: Man arrested for 6th offense DWI for "drug driving"
Posted on 4/17/2014 12:01:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
State police say a Denham Springs man who is just 29-years-old was arrested for 6th offense DWI Wednesday. Trooper Jared Sandifer says the warrant came down following a serious injury crash that was caused by Lee Edward Easley in February in Livingston Parish.
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