Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, Aug. 6

Aug. 6 – ORLEANS SCHOOLS — The Orleans Parish School Board will host its opening convocation for all employees to kick off the 2015-16 school year. More than 700 people are expected to attend, 8:00 a.m. Location: Xavier University, Convocation Center, 7910 Stroelitz St., New Orleans.


Aug 6 – Aug. 8 – BAPTISTS – KATRINA — 250 Baptist volunteers from 28 churches, colleges and universities in 20 states and Puerto Rico volunteer in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward to mark 10 years since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Location: 5620 Florida Ave., New Orleans.


Aug. 6 – WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES — The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meets, 9:30 a.m. Location: 2000 Quail Dr., Baton Rouge.


Aug. 6 – GOVERNOR – CANDIDATES' FORUM — Candidates for governor participate in a forum sponsored by the Louisiana AARP. Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle, Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and state Rep. John Bel Edwards have confirmed they will attend, 11:00 a.m. Location: Baton Rouge Marriott Hotel, 5500 Hilton Dr., Baton Rouge.


Aug. 6 – LIVING WAGES — Rally for living wages will be held in advance of a New Orleans City Council vote on an ordinance by Councilman Jared Brossett, 12:30 p.m. Location: Steps of City Hall, across from Duncan Plaza, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans.


Aug. 6 – STATE TREASURER — State Treasurer John Kennedy addresses the Louisiana Aging Network Association Training Conference. He will discuss the state budget, 1:30 p.m. Location: Baton Rouge Marriott, 5500 Hilton Ave., Baton Rouge.


Aug. 6 – LAKE CHARLES – COLD CASE — Lake Charles Police Chief Donald D. Dixon will hold a press conference to discuss developments with recent cold-case rape investigations, 2:00 p.m. Location: Lake Charles Police Department, Squad Room, 830 Enterprise Blvd., Lake Charles.



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