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Sunday, 26 August 2012 18:52
Hurricane center advisory Isaac: Louisiana, New Orleans still in cross-hairs


isaac-10am-mondayThe National Hurricane Center has issued its most recent, 10 am CST advisory with not much change in the report compared to its earlier outlook.

New Orleans and Louisiana are still in the cross hairs.


Sunday, 26 August 2012 11:48
Isaac: NHC Advisory puts storm towards Louisiana, New Orleans
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Isaac-Sunday-10pmThe National Hurricane Center has issued its 11 PM EST advisory showing that Isaac is to strengthen as it moves over the Eastern part of Gulf of Mexico.  

Currently, the storm track is moving towards the New Orleans and south Louisiana area 


Sunday, 26 August 2012 12:05
Details of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's first Isaac advisory

jindal port new  orleans 1 jvlastnews thumbLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's office issued the following details concerning his initial Isaac media advisory: 

Following a meeting of the Unified Command Group at the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Governor Bobby Jindal urged Louisianians to get prepared for Tropical Storm Isaac and encouraged voluntary evacuations for people in parishes in the hurricane watch zone that are in low lying areas, areas South of the Intracoastal Waterway and areas outside of levee protection.

Sunday, 26 August 2012 11:15
NHC: Isaac latest advisory: New Orleans, Mississippi, where?


Isaac-sunday-5The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued a new advisory regarding tropical storm Isaac which is expected to turn into a hurricane.  According to the National Hurricane Center Issac is moving towards Louisiana/Mississippi.   The latest track from the center has the storm moving in the New Orleans area, and even more east towards the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 


Sunday, 26 August 2012 10:42
Jindal: Louisiana voluntary evacuations, State of Emergency, GOP speech

jindal smallToday, Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive proclamation declaring a state of emergency as a result of the forecasted conditions of Tropical Storm Isaac which is expected to turn into a hurricane.

In a press event Sunday afternoon, Jindal said that residents should engage in voluntary evacuations for 15 parish areas that are normally at risk.

Sunday, 26 August 2012 08:33
Hurricane Isaac: Louisiana Jindal, New Orleans Landrieu to update
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Jindal-GE-talkLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will hold separate media updates Sunday afternoon to discuss preparations for Tropic Storm Isaac which is expected to become Hurricane Isaac. 


Saturday, 25 August 2012 21:28
Prince Harry Vegas Pictures another royal Facebook moment
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harry-dianaIt’s a joke that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. What happens, whether in Vegas or Smelterville, Iowa, replays within 30 seconds on Facebook–finger-covered dingle and all.

And while loyal British subjects, from truck drivers to divas, applaud their red-headed Prince Harry for his naked Vegas cavorting with squealing, naked women last week, one must ask--why is this happening? If dynasty means anything, it means not only regular royal weddings to spur the sales of "Hello" and Spanish magazines, but also begetting legitimate heirs, and begetting them quickly. These heirs then have to survive to adulthood (easier today than a hundred years ago), and beget heirs, and so on.


Saturday, 25 August 2012 19:01
Hurricane Isaac could hit Louisiana, New Orleans on Katrina Eve
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Katrina-StBernardThe National Hurricane Center has issued its latest Hurricane Advisory for now Tropical Storm Isaac at 10CST. 

The storm is expected to become Hurricane Isaac. 

Hurricane watch has been extended just east of Morgan City Louisiana and includes New Orleans and Lake Pontchatrain.


Saturday, 25 August 2012 06:48
Which New Orleans Saints team will play against Houston Texans tonight?
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spag-vitt2-newIf the New Orleans Saints play like they did the last time they matched up against the Houston Texans in pre-season, it will be a long night for the home team in the Mercedes Benz Superdome.

If they take on the Texans as they did during last year’s regular season, Brees and gang will score often and prevail against a powerful Houston offense.


Thursday, 23 August 2012 09:59
Louisiana's crises team activated for impending Hurricane Isaac
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On the eve of Katrina anniversary seven, the Crisis Action Team at the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is activated and monitoring Tropical Storm Isaac throughout the weekend, as the storm moves into the Gulf of Mexico.

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