Good morning everyone! Here are your News 10’s Morning Rush headlines for 4/17/19

  • Authorities in France are assessing the security and safety of the Notre Dame cathedral after a massive fire nearly destroyed it. The cathedral’s structure was left largely intact. Paris prosecutors say the fire was likely an accident.
  • The fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris hit many people right here in Acadiana close to home. Even the other day, bells at Vermilionville were ringing to represent the sad news of the fire.
  • Lawmakers are introducing a new bill to certify businesses as veteran-owned. The idea to bridge ties between entrepreneurs who have served and returning veterans looking for work. The measure now goes to the full house for consideration.

  • Voters may get a chance to decide whether to add language into the state constitution establishing that the foundational document doesn’t protect abortion rights.

  • A resolution proposing the ban of new billboard signs was sidelined in the house Tuesday. The House Transportation Committee voted 14 to 3 against the bill.

  • LEDA and the Louisiana Workforce Commission will host a job fair today from 9am to 12pm at the MLK center in Lafayette.

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