New Orleans-area man being monitored for Ebola
Posted on 10/24/2014 11:48:00 AM.
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. 
Department of Health and Hospitals, Jimmy Guidry, Ebola, New Orleans

102,000 expected in Tiger Stadium Saturday night for Ole Miss game
Posted on 10/24/2014 11:48:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
Saturday will be the biggest day of the season on the LSU campus as 3rd ranked, undefeated Ole Miss comes to town. It's also Homecoming and university officials are urging fans to arrive early and attend ESPN's College Gameday. 
LSU, Ole Miss, Parking, traffic, adam smith

Early voting going well so far
Posted on 10/24/2014 4:21:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
We're now about halfway through the early voting period for the November 4th election and Secretary Of State Tom Schedler says there's been good participation among voters. He says so far the number of early votes is at 75% of what the state saw two years ago for the Presidential election. 
secretary of state tom schedler, early voting, november 4th, election

Federal officials warn consumers about fake contact lenses for Halloween
Posted on 10/24/2014 4:12:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
With Halloween a week away you might be thinking about getting decorative contact lenses as part of your costume, but federal officials are sending out a warning. ICE Homeland Security Investigations spokesman Bryan Cox says it's important for people to understand that contact lenses are regulated as a medical device.
contact lenses, halloween, bryan cox, ICE Homeland Security Investigations

Gubernatorial primary one year away
Posted on 10/24/2014 3:48:00 AM.
We are now one year away from the gubernatorial primary election in Louisiana.  Republicans Senator David Vitter, Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle, and Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, as well as Democrat State Representative John Bel Edwards have announced their intent to run for Governor.  

Louisiana, Governor's race, Pearson Cross, David Vitter

Kenny Henderson is out as LHSAA Executive Director
Posted on 10/23/2014 4:50:00 PM.
Kenny Henderson is out as executive director of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association. Henderson has led the LHSAA, which governs high school athletics, since 2007. His contract was set to expire next summer, but past-president of the LHSAA, Todd Guice, says both sides felt now was the time for a change.
LHSAA, Kenny Henderson, sever relationship

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