09:30 Newscast August 29th, 2014

Today marks the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making landfall in Louisiana. Director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Kevin Davis, is very confident on the local and statewide level that officials are prepared for any type of disaster…:
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He says the state has made great strides in hurricane preparedness since Katrina.

Police are searching for the person responsible in the shooting death of a teenage girl late Thursday night. The Baker Police Department responded to the deadly scene on Heath Drive just before midnight. Investigators found an 18-year-old girl dead from multiple gunshot wounds. Her name was not released. As of now, police have not identified a suspect.

A federal judge on Thursday asked lawyers on both sides of the new restrictive abortion law to come to an agreement that could let clinics stay open after the measure takes effect September 1st. The judge said if the two sides can’t agree, he’ll rule today on a request from clinics for a temporary restraining order blocking enforcement of the law requiring abortion doctors have hospital admitting privileges.

Fans are rushing in to get their purple and gold gear for the big LSU game tomorrow. Scott Carwile reports…:
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