07:30 Newscast, August 29th, 2017

The rain associated with Tropical Storm Harvey is bearing down on more parts of Louisiana today, and the National Hurricane Center says the motion of the system should continue with a slow turn toward the northeast today. NHC specialist John Cangialosi rain isn’t moving out anytime soon…:
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South Louisiana remains under a flash flood watch through 7pm Thursday.

LSU is headed back to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. ESPN decided on Monday afternoon to move the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff between the Tigers and BYU from NRG Stadium to the Dome because of catastrophic rain and flooding in the Houston. Original ticket purchases through LSU will be refunded today, and the school says it will announce how you can buy tickets to Saturday’s game in the Dome soon.

The Cajun Navy 2016 is headed to Texas to help with ongoing flood rescue operations. Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves says the group will be able to hit the ground running once they reach the affected areas…:
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Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Plaquemines Parish 12 years ago today. Emelie Gunn has more from former Governor Kathleen Blanco as she remembers:
Cut 1 (30) “I’m Emelie Gunn”