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The World Series starts tonight: Here are the former LSU Tigers taking the field

Early voting is officially underway, and in New Orleans, voters are considering constitutional amendments! Today we breakdown the ballot with The Times Picayune | New Orleans Advocate’s editorial page director and columnist, Stephanie Grace,

And while abortion rights are set to be a driving issue in the midterm elections, in Louisiana, there’s nothing on the ballot that would change the near-total abortion ban now in effect. WWNO’s Public Health reporter, Rosemary Westwood, tells us how pro-choice supporters in the state are looking for new ways to fight back.

Baseball’s 2022 World Series starts tonight, and two former LSU Tigers – and roommates – are facing off: Philadelphia Phillies’ pitcher Aaron Nola and Houston Astros’ third baseman Alex Bregman. Louisiana Considered’s Alana Schreiber speaks with LSU’s former head baseball coach, Paul Mainieri. They discuss all the former Tigers in the MLB postseason and what has made this college baseball program so successful.

Today’s episode of Louisiana Considered was hosted by Patrick Madden. Our managing producer is Alana Schreiber and our digital editor is Katelyn Umholtz. Our engineers are Garrett Pittman, Aubry Procell, and Thomas Walsh. 

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Patrick was the Regional News Director for the news collaboration between WRKF Baton Rouge and WWNO New Orleans, from 2019 through 2023.
Alana Schreiber is the managing producer for the live daily news program, Louisiana Considered. She comes to WRKF from KUNC in Northern Colorado, where she worked as a radio producer for the daily news magazine, Colorado Edition. She has previously interned for Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul and The Documentary Group in New York City.