17:30 LRN Newscast August 25

Harvey is a major hurricane bearing down on the Texas coast….
Voicer 1 (30) “I’m Emelie Gunn”

Governor John Bel Edwards was in southwest Louisiana earlier today to check on storm preparations. Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter….
cut 30 (08) “…complacent”
After landfall near Corpus Christi, Harvey is expected to become stationary over several days.

Get ready to pay for higher gas prices, because Harvey is shutting down refinieries along the Texas coast….
cut 10 (12) “…15-cents”
Don Redman with Triple-A says the current statewide average is $2.14.

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….
cut 4 (10) “…dealings with her
The video has more than 20 million views.