Political pundit believes Governor Jindal violated state Constitution
Posted on 5/27/2015 5:55:00 PM.
Political blogger CB Forgotston says Governor Bobby Jindal violated the state constitution with a press release through the governor's office that criticizes presidential candidate Rand Paul. Jindal's statement, which is on letterhead used by the governor's office, says Senator Paul is unsuited to be Commander-in-Chief.
Bobby Jindal, Rand Paul, press release, state constitution

Compromise Common Core bills sailing through Capitol
Posted on 5/27/2015 5:25:00 PM.
Two bills that are key components to a Common Core compromise made it off the House Floor Wednesday. The votes were nearly unanimous and Governor Bobby Jindal is also backing the proposals. Lake Charles Representative Brett Geymann, a staunch opponent of Common Core, is glad all sides of this controversial issue came together.
common core, brett geymann

LSU Softball seeking first national championship in program history
Posted on 5/27/2015 3:35:00 PM.
The LSU softball team faces SEC rival Auburn on Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the Women's College World Series. It's the fourth WCWS appearance for LSU.
LSU softball, Women's College World Series, Beth Torina

Medical marijuana legislation clears another legislative hurdle
Posted on 5/27/2015 1:09:00 PM.
Legislation that allows medical marijuana to be dispensed in Louisiana moves a step closer to final legislative passage. The Senate-approved bill, received approval from a House committee today. The Louisiana Sheriff's Association were in opposition last year, but executive director, Michael Ranatza, says tight controls have been put on the bill, so they've dropped their opposition.
Medical marijuana, Fred Mills, Louisiana Sheriff's association, Michael Ranatza

LDWF agent who was shot last week remains hospitalized
Posted on 5/27/2015 12:21:00 PM.
Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Robert Barham says Sgt. Scott Bullitt, who was shot last week in Ouachita Parish while on duty, remains hospitalized in serious condition in a Shreveport hospital.  He says neurosurgeons performed surgery on Bullitt Saturday.
Louisiana, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Scott Bullitt, Robert Barham, Luke Hust, shooting

NOAA 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast calls for lowest storm probability since 1998
Posted on 5/27/2015 11:54:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane forecast will see 6-11 tropical storms, 3-6 hurricanes and up to two major hurricanes. NOAA Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan says these numbers suggest a below average season.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, Atlantic Hurricane Season, Kathryn Sullivan

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