|Posted on 5/26/2018 10:20:00 AM.|
It didn't take long for LSU to finish off Florida on Saturday after resuming play following Friday night's fog delay. Zach Watson started the morning with an RBI infield single and then right-handed pitcher Devin Fontenot struck out the side in the 7th inning to finish off a mercy rule 11-0 win over top-seeded Florida.
|LSU, Florida, SEC Tournament, gof|
|Posted on 5/26/2018 5:58:00 AM.|
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to remind folks who are gearing up for some summer pool time that if you’re not careful, you can pick up a pretty nasty bug from a pool that hasn’t been treated properly. Chief of the CDC Health Swimming Program Michele Hlavsa.
|CDC, swimming, pools|
|Posted on 5/25/2018 8:38:00 PM.|
A temporary sales tax bill went down in defeat on the House floor, as it fell seven votes short of passage. Governor John Bel Edwards in a statement expressed disappointment, but encouraged by the large number of Republicans and Democrats, who voted for the proposal to give state government an additional 360-million dollars next fiscal year.
|John Bel Edwards, Lance Harris, sales tax, Robert Travis Scott, PAR|
|Posted on 5/25/2018 3:18:00 PM.|
Law enforcement will be ramping up their Click it Or Ticket seatbelt awareness and ticketing campaign over the Memorial Day weekend, to remind drivers about road safety. Louisiana Highway Safety Commission spokesperson Mark Lambert says while they do anticipate an increase in tickets, that’s not necessarily the goal of the campaign.
|Click it or ticket, Memorial Day Weekend, Mark Lambert|
|Posted on 5/25/2018 11:37:00 AM.|
The State Fire Marshal's office continues to investigate a small blast at the Procter and Gamble plant in Pineville, which claimed the life of a Jena man. The incident occurred early Thursday morning. Spokesperson Ashley Rodrigue says the explosion was contained to the area.
|Ashley Rodrigue, Procter and Gamble, Allen Kendrick, State Fire Marshall|
|Posted on 5/25/2018 5:20:00 AM.|
Amidst increased Memorial Day weekend travel, Louisiana
Troopers are partnering with Mississippi Highway Patrol in a new highway safety
initiative called “Line to Line.” Trooper Dustin Dwight says the program is designed
as a high-visibility.
|Memorial Day weekend, Highway safety, Louisiana State Troopers|
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