07:30 Newscast, September 30th, 2016

The Deepwater Horizon film premieres in theaters nationwide today. Emelie Gunn spoke with Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser who was Plaquemines Parish president during the 2010 rig explosion…:
CUT 1 (31) “I’m Emelie Gunn”

The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Matthew could become a major hurricane later today or tonight. They say it’s continued to strengthen overnight to become Category 2. On the forecast path, Matthew would not threaten the Gulf of Mexico. It could be a threat to the US East Coast next week.

New flood insurance rates are going into effect today and it means good news for the three southeast Louisiana parishes impacted. Officials say with the new maps, residents in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard Parishes can expect flood insurance to be more affordable than ever. But FEMA Assistant Administrator, David Maurstad, says even though they’ve improved flood control infrastructure in these areas, it’s still a risk for flooding…:
Cut 9 (08) “maintain it”

The Wildest Show in the South gets underway this weekend, as the Angola Rodeo returns Sunday on the grounds of the state prison. Angola spokesperson Gary Young says the rodeo is held every Sunday in October, and the gates open at 9am…:
Cut 10 (10) “and crafts”
For more information, visit angolarodeo.com.