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Coming up tonight on WAFB 9News:
Tonight, there is a sign of progress for public schools in Louisiana. For the third year in a row, students test scores have improved. The Department of Education released the LEAP test results this afternoon. WAFB's Tyana Williams will have the details on 9News at 5 and 6.
Then tonight on 9News at 6, the former Commissioner of State Alcohol and Tobacco Control was indicted today on 42 felony counts. Murphy Painter was indicted for computer fraud, making false statements and identity theft. WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes will have the details.
Then tonight on 9News at 10, WAFB's George Sells is making the news. At the end of the month he is taking a bow. His career has spanned more than 50 years, and 25 of those have been with WAFB. Tonight on 9News at 10, a look at his career and his great success.
Have you seen this??? A 3-year-old boy drove his toy motorbike into a busy downtown street Monday afternoon in an east China city, ignorant of the danger. Luckily, a local police officer spotted the kid and led him down the street safely. We have the surveillance video of the kid embedded into the story. It's crazy!
After a baby was put into a washing machine, police are now searching for his parents. We have the surveillance video from when the parents put the baby into the machine… then the machine turned on!
Tornadoes in Kansas certainly are no rarity and one during a special day like a wedding can be devastating. But for one central Kansas couple, a tornado last Saturday is one they will never forget and they've got the pictures to prove it.
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