10:30 Newscast August 28, 2015

The director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness says the state is in a much better position to respond to another Katrina-like event. Scott Carwile has the story…

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The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office says an annonyous tip led to the biggest drug seizure in parish history. They say the four reported suspicious packages contained almost 200 pounds of cocaine. Police say preliminary tests showed the contents to be pure cocaine with an estimated street value of $18 million dollars. PPSO is working with federal authorities in this continuing investigation.

Former President George W. Bush is in New Orleans to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Political observers say was the low point of his presidency. LSU Political Science Professor Robert Hogan says when people think about Katrina, they think “Bush Administration”…

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Former President Bill Clinton will visit the city tomorrow.

Before even coaching his first LSU football game, Coach Les Miles was forced to deal with tragedy of Hurricane Katrina. 10 years ago the Ohio native came to Baton Rouge as the brand new football coach with big shoes to fill. Miles says looking back at that time, the landfall of Hurricane Katrina proved to be one of the strongest moments in Louisiana history…

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Miles says the community went above and beyond their duties to help those in need.