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Tuesday Nightcast Headlines

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The controversial school voucher program is now a reality in Louisiana. Tonight, we'll explain how it will work.

And, some abortions in Louisiana could soon be outlawed.

Also, we'll look back the horrific Joplin, Missouri tornado that struck one year ago tonight.

In sports, a key figure in the Saints bounty scandal is speaking out.

Some areas saw some rough weather this evening, what about tomorrow? Wade has the answer.

 

 

 

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  • DeRidder Honorary Street dedication coming for hit and run victim

    DeRidder Honorary Street dedication coming for hit and run victim

    Sunday, June 25 2017 10:24 PM EDT2017-06-26 02:24:06 GMT
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)
    Last October Staff Sergeant Donisha Stroman was in Lake Charles when she was killed in a hit and run incident. The person who killed her still hasn't been found, but Donisha's family is working hard to make sure her memory lives on in the Southwest Louisiana community forever.  “I knew how much she loved this street," said Donisha's mother, Sandra McCoy. "Being an Army recruiter, she actually recruited on this street, she rode her little moped bike on this street...More >>
    Last October Staff Sergeant Donisha Stroman was in Lake Charles when she was killed in a hit and run incident. The person who killed her still hasn't been found, but Donisha's family is working hard to make sure her memory lives on in the Southwest Louisiana community forever.  “I knew how much she loved this street," said Donisha's mother, Sandra McCoy. "Being an Army recruiter, she actually recruited on this street, she rode her little moped bike on this street...More >>
  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Wet week ahead with scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Wet week ahead with scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon

    Sunday, June 25 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-06-25 20:29:29 GMT
    A few scattered showers Monday afternoonA few scattered showers Monday afternoon

    Overnight, will be partly cloudy. Showers will be around the vicinity, but are likely to stay away from our area overnight. Temperatures will cool to the lower 70s. Winds will blow out of the northeast at about 5 mph. Monday will have low rain chances at 30%, so we may still see a few scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. When it’s not raining, we will have partly cloudy skies and may have some sunshine. 

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    Overnight, will be partly cloudy. Showers will be around the vicinity, but are likely to stay away from our area overnight. Temperatures will cool to the lower 70s. Winds will blow out of the northeast at about 5 mph. Monday will have low rain chances at 30%, so we may still see a few scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. When it’s not raining, we will have partly cloudy skies and may have some sunshine. 

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  • Sci-Fi Saturday transports fans back in time

    Sci-Fi Saturday transports fans back in time

    Sunday, June 25 2017 9:55 AM EDT2017-06-25 13:55:52 GMT

    Sci-fi fans were transported back in time Saturday. The Mines Theatre in Sulphur hosted Sci-Fi Saturday, where people could come watch old Science fiction films in 3D, like "Robot Monster."

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    Sci-fi fans were transported back in time Saturday. The Mines Theatre in Sulphur hosted Sci-Fi Saturday, where people could come watch old Science fiction films in 3D, like "Robot Monster."

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