10:30 Newscasts August 21, 2015

The executive director of the Louisiana Republican Party’s name is listed as having an account with Ashley Madison, which is an infidelity networking website. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office says a Dutchtown High School student was arrested for allegedly bringing a gun to school. Authorities say an anonymous tip about the gun lead to the juvenile’s arrest. The student was booked on multiple charges including possessing a firearm on school property and aggravated assault. Schools officials say there was no report of any specific threat to a student or employee.

Major television networks will begin airing Hurricane Katrina specials in recognition of the 10 year anniversary, putting the eyes of the world on New Orleans. New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation Spokesperson Lea Sinclair says thousands of journalists will ascend on the city….

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President Obama and former Presidents George W Bush and Bill Clinton will visit the city next week.

Motorists heading west on I-10 between Baton Rouge and Lafayette, should be prepared for lane closures beginning this weekend in West Baton Rouge Parish. Asphalt replacement begins today on I-10 westbound between LA 415 in Port Allen to the Iberville Parish Line. Department of Transportation Spokesperson Rodney Mallett says it’s time to replace the entire area because that asphalt was put down in the ’80s…

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He expects construction to take about 60 days if weather permits.