New plant means better economy, but is it hazardous to your health?

An expansion in Iberville Parish might be good for the economy, but some homeowners say it spells trouble for them. People who live less than a mile away from the planned development believe the operation could harm their health. Parish leaders say it was a done deal 47 years ago. WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes will have the story on 9News at 5.

The former Port Allen Mayor breaks hear silence after she was recalled last November. Deedy Slaughter is running for the very office voters removed her from. We asked her why. She spoke with WAFB's Kiran Chawla for a story you will only see on WAFB.

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