09:30 LRN Newscast August 26

Hurricane Harvey is a Category 1 Storm after making landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas, last night. Harvey is expected to remain in the area for the next several days. Seth Warthen, with the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, says heavy rainfall remains the biggest threat in Louisiana…
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The official forecast track from the National Hurricane Center has Harvey as a Tropical Depression in southeast Texas on Thursday morning.

Hurricane Harvey is expected to push prices up at the pump. Don Redman with AAA says the massive storm has forced refineries to shut down, which will reduce the supply
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The current statewide average for a gallon of gasoline is $2.16, up two cents from yesterday.

The Shreveport City Council will consider next month a proposal to build a 30 million dollar sports complex downtown. Emelie Gunn has more…
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Tonight it’s preseason game number three for the Saints as they host the Houston Texans. Drew Brees, Mark Ingram and Cam Jordan are expected to see their first action of the preseason and maybe even Adrian Peterson. And LSU is monitoring the flooding situation in Texas as the Tigers are scheduled to play BYU in Houston next Saturday.