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  • The Rant 01/12/12

    January 13, 2012 9:31 AM

  • You're Ranting - Extra Charge at Gas Stations

    May 4, 2011 10:39 AM

    Out of control gas prices have the Country in an uproar. Our viewers have noticed that at a few local gas stations when you turn on the pump, it'll automatically add 10 cents. How do you feel about this? We want to hear your rant! E-mail hoyt.harris@katctv.com. We... more »
  • Should the Speed Limit be Increased on Sections of I-49?

    April 18, 2011 3:31 PM

    Do you think the speed limit should be increased from 70 to 75 MPH on rural sections of I-49 from mile-marker 23 near Ville Platte on northward to Shreveport? We want to hear your rant! E-mail hoyt.harris@katctv.com. We could air your rant tonight at 10.
  • RANT-A new version of Huckleberry Finn is being published -- one that omits the "n word"

    January 4, 2011 4:08 PM

    The new 'Huck Finn' will eliminate the 'N' word. What do you think about the decision to make the book more politically correct? Read the article, then email your RANTs to Hoyt at Hoyt.harris@katctv.com. We could air your opinions tonight at ten. Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is... more »
  • RANT - Should Evolution Be Taught in Public Schools?

    December 8, 2010 5:28 PM

    RANT: A Louisiana state panel is recommending that the state's top education board adopt a new batch of high school biology textbooks despite complaints that evolution is taught in those books. An advisory council, made up of educators and lawmakers voted 6-1 to approve the new books. The full Louisiana... more »
  • RANT: Miles Not Apologizing For Celebrating Win

    October 4, 2010 3:00 PM

    You've been RANTing all weekend about LSU's win over Tennessee. Now we want to hear it! Send your RANTs to hoyt at hoyt.harris@katctv.com. We could air them tonight! BATON ROUGE, LA. (AP) - Les Miles is not going to apologize for celebrating LSU's 16-14 victory over Tennessee last weekend,... more »
  • RANT: LSU Wins After a 2nd Shot At Victory

    October 4, 2010 11:40 AM

    You've been RANTing all weekend about LSU's win over Tennessee. Now we want to hear it! Send your RANTs to hoyt at hoyt.harris@katctv.com . We could air them tonight! BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Les Miles didn't know whether to be angry or giddy. He had promised several times... more »
  • Looking for Video RANTS on To-go Cups

    September 20, 2010 11:33 AM

    Get out your smartphones and RANT to us! We're talking about the possibility of banning to-go cups and we want to use some of your faces on the news tonight. Tape a short (15-30 seconds) message stating your opinion on the banning of to-go cups in certain areas of Lafayette.... more »
  • RANT-Should it be a worldwide law that new mothers nurse for at least six months?

    August 4, 2010 12:50 PM

    RANT: The benefits of breastfeeding are well known-- both for newborns and their mothers. But supermodel Gisele Bunchen created such a stir, saying it should be a worldwide law that new mothers nurse for at least six months. What do you think? We could air your thoughts at 10:00 tonight!... more »
  • Lawmakers Rant Futilely About Oil Spill

    June 20, 2010 7:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A sense of helplessness and futility pervades the Louisiana Capitol - and it's not tied to House and Senate disagreements over the state budget. It's about the oil spill gushing in the Gulf of Mexico. State lawmakers have spent weeks on the House and Senate... more »
  • Lawmakers Rant Futilely About Oil Spill

    June 18, 2010 4:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A sense of helplessness and futility pervades the Louisiana Capitol - and it's not tied to House and Senate disagreements over the state budget. It's about the oil spill gushing in the Gulf of Mexico. State lawmakers have spent weeks on the House and Senate... more »
  • RANT- Utah convicted killers sentenced to death can choose form of execution. Should they have this freedom?

    June 9, 2010 12:31 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Barring a last-minute reprieve, Ronnie Lee Gardner will be strapped into a chair, a hood will be placed over his head and a small white target will be pinned over his heart. The order will come: "Ready, aim..." The 49-year-old convicted killer will be executed... more »
  • RANT: Should Gay Couples be able to Adopt a Child Jointly?

    April 28, 2010 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A proposal to let gay parents adopt children together in Louisiana was rejected Tuesday by a Senate judiciary committee, a move expected to kill the bill for the legislative session. Senators on the Judiciary A Committee voted 3-1 against the bill, siding with opponents from... more »
  • RANT: Daylight Savings Here to Stay?

    April 13, 2010 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Liking the recent switch to daylight-saving time? One lawmaker is proposing that Louisiana observe it year-round. Abbeville Rep. Jonathan Perry's bill would require a permanent "spring forward," prohibiting the state from reverting back to standard time on Nov. 7, when most of the rest of... more »
  • RANT: Officer Seen Shaking A Girl In Video Put On Administrative Leave

    February 23, 2010 2:04 PM

    RANT: What do you think about this story? Should the officer in the video be disciplined? Or do you think his actions were warranted? CLICK HERE or email hoyt.harris@katctv.com to weigh in on this debate. A Lafayette Police Officer has been put on leave after an amateur video... more »
  • RANT: NFL stops use of the phrase "Who Dat"

    January 28, 2010 12:02 PM

    The NFL is handing out cease and desist orders to New Orleans t-shirt shops for those using their trademark, including the phrase "Who Dat". According to NFL spokesman Dan Masonson, "Any unauthorized use of the Saints colors and other [marks] designed to create the illusion of an affiliation with... more »
  • RANT: Miles Takes Blame, Watch the video, and RANT!

    November 23, 2009 3:58 PM

    Who is at fault for LSU's loss? Watch the video, then RANT to hoyt.harris@katctv.com . We could air your opinion tonight at 10:00. Link to Monday's Press Conference LSU coach Les Miles took the blame for all that transpired in the final seconds of the Ole Miss game... more »
  • RANT: Mammogram Recommendations Change

    November 17, 2009 6:19 PM

    What do you think about the recent changes in how often Mammograms are recommended? Do you agree or disagree with this change? We want to hear your RANT ! CLICK HERE or email hoyt.harris@katctv.com Kate Mundy's Story: Women should no longer have mammograms in their 40's,... more »
  • Football Dilemma: Cowboys Or Saints?

    October 27, 2009 4:48 PM

    TELL US WHAT YOU THINK: A Shreveport television station was forced to choose whether to air the Dallas Cowboys or Saints game this past Sunday. A poll was being conducted to help make this decision. The two teams play at the same time again on November 22. WHAT DO... more »
  • The Rant: "Right on Red" Penalty Reduced

    October 21, 2009 10:47 AM

    In the controversial issue of the red light penalty reduction, do you think the council made the right decision? Tell us what you think. Email your RANT to hoyt.harris@katctv.com and stay tuned to KATC and KATC.com when we air your opinion on our late edition.
  • The RANT: Domestic Abuse Victims

    October 14, 2009 3:43 PM

    A Eunice woman convicted of killing her husband two years ago is now serving her time at home instead of behind bars. In April of 2007 Anna Alexander was sentenced to ten years in prison for the murder of her husband Austin Alexander. She pled guilty to manslaughter. Since... more »
  • The Rant: School Bus Driver Arrested

    October 1, 2009 11:34 PM

    According to Lafayette Parish School Board Superintendent Burnell Lemoine, a recommendation of a three-day suspension in the case of the Lafayette Parish bus driver Kenny Mire was administered. The dates on record, October 8th through 12th, cover a 5 day period, however, two of those days are Saturday and Sunday.... more »
  • The Rant: Gifted and Talented Programs Could be in Jeopardy

    September 28, 2009 9:52 PM

    What do you think about this story? Email your RANT to hoyt.harris@katctv.com or CLICK HERE . Stay tuned to our 10pm Late Edition to hear what KATC viewers have to say. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Louisiana's Special Education Administrators have sent a request the State Board of Education to remove gifted... more »

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