13:30 LRN Newscast August 25

Weather conditions are deteriorating along the Texas coast as the eye of Hurricane Harvey approaches Corpus Christi. State Climatologist Barry Keim says this will be the first category three hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Wilma in October 2005.
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Gas prices are expected to go up because of Hurricane Harvey…
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The rice crop in south Louisiana is in jeopardy because of heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey. LSU AgCenter Rice Specialist Dr. Dustin Harrell says 90 to 95-percent of this year’s rice has been harvested but the storm could complicate the remaining crop in the fields.
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A Shreveport woman is facing a charge of misemeanor theft for allegedly stealling 11 bottles of alcohol. Shreveport police spokesperson Angie Willhite says sureveillance video shows 37-year-old Sekonie Jones stuffing bottles of liquor in her purse, pants and even her bra. Willhite says they posted the video on YouTube and it went viral instantly….
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The video has more than 20 million views.