WAFB MANAGING EDITOR GEORGE SELLS BRINGS YOU A PREVIEW OF THE NEWS AT 5 AND 6:
Here we go again. There's a move in the legislature to impose a 200 percent increase on the state cigarette tax. Which legislators see smoking as a safe target? Our Capitol Correspondent Caroline Moses will tell you who's behind the assault on smokers.
You've probably had the nervous feeling yourself. Driving down the interstate behind a big truck carrying heavy metal pipe. What if one of those things came loose? One of them did today. We've got pictures of the windshield it hit and the close call for one driver.
WAFB's Jim Shannon will give us some unusual insight into what was going on with the defense team for Dr. Anna Pou when she was being prosecuted by the Louisiana Attorney General. Dr. Pou was cleared but she had reason today to surrender some inside information.
And what was the local sports hero Paul Dietzel doing at an out of the way art gallery and bistro this afternoon? WAFB news was there as Paul Dietzel was doing some serious business.