News 10 Morning Rush Headlines: September 13, 2019

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LAFAYETTE, LA (KLFY) – Here’s some of today’s top stories to know before you head out the door:

Three bills passed by the House of Representatives would ban any new offshore drilling projects on the Atlantic, Pacific and Florida coasts. Louisiana Oil and Gas association says that would permanently take away a great opportunity to expand east.

Cheryl Jackson says her 4 year old daughter was placed on the wrong bus after school. And when she was dropped off with another group of kids, a Good Samaritan brought the child back to the school after finding her crying on the sidewalk. LPSS officials have already begun talks to identify ways the situation could have been handled more efficiently.

Residents met with District 5 leaders in New Iberia to discuss issues including blighted properties. The city has about 500 of those properties, with roughly 160 that are sellable.

Louisiana is one of about 20 states that could benefit from the billion dollar Purdue Pharma opioid settlement. It’s not yet clear how much money each state could be paid.

After a Florida man traveling through I-10 with 3 pounds of marijuana was arrested, Jennings Police Chief Danny Semmes says this shows exactly how I-10 works as a drug corridor. His officers work diligently to try and put a stop to drug trafficking in the area.

14 new schools in Acadiana are now implementing United Way’s “Leader in Me” program this year. It’s an effective outreach to improve learning and behavior skills among students. 69 schools across Acadiana are currently involved.

Chubby Carrier and Corey Ledet take the stage at Parc International tonight to kick off Downtown Alive’s Fall season. Everything begins with the Happiest Hour at 5:00 p.m.

A Harvest Moon will light up the sky tonight in Acadiana! Your best chance to get a glimpse of it will be around 11:30 p.m.

Hot and muggy weather continues with a mostly quiet day ahead. Skies will turn partly cloudy with a high in the low 90’s for the afternoon. Rain chances will be at 20%. Later on the show I’ll talk about the next 7 days.

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Abbeville

46°F Overcast Feels like 42°
Wind
8 mph E
Humidity
85%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Rain. Low near 50F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a half an inch.
49°F Rain. Low near 50F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a half an inch.
Wind
10 mph ESE
Precip
90%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Crescent
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Crowley

46°F Overcast Feels like 40°
Wind
13 mph E
Humidity
87%
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Sunset

Tonight

Rain. Low 49F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a half an inch.
49°F Rain. Low 49F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a half an inch.
Wind
10 mph ESE
Precip
90%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Crescent
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Opelousas

43°F Overcast Feels like 43°
Wind
3 mph E
Humidity
88%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Periods of rain. Low 46F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a half an inch.
49°F Periods of rain. Low 46F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a half an inch.
Wind
10 mph ESE
Precip
90%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Crescent
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Breaux Bridge

46°F Overcast Feels like 44°
Wind
5 mph
Humidity
79%
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Sunset

Tonight

Rain likely. Low 48F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a half an inch.
49°F Rain likely. Low 48F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a half an inch.
Wind
10 mph ESE
Precip
90%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Crescent
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New Iberia

47°F Overcast Feels like 42°
Wind
12 mph E
Humidity
90%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

A few clouds from time to time. Low 34F. Winds light and variable.
47°F A few clouds from time to time. Low 34F. Winds light and variable.
Wind
5 mph ESE
Precip
80%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Crescent

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