• Governor Edwards releases Hurricane Irma tabletop preparation information
  • New Orleans: Beauregard Monument, UNO growth, Jim Croce, Francophonie
  • Louisiana city seeks New Orleans Pelicans, sports ops, for economic development
  • DACA: Trump, Sessions statements, Obama replies, America's Voice speaks

irma bermudaWith Hurricane Irma is bearing down upon the Carribean as a potential Tropical Storm 5 and will most likely hit the mainland United States with devastating results, the Louisiana Governor's office is working to be prepared.  

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beauregardAs one knows, there's plenty of news, features, events in New Orleans as the city moves into September. Today, here are news releases involving Beauregard Monument, Jim Croce, Tour du Monde de la Francophonie and good news from UNO.

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    Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler says she is counting on sports to revitalize the downtown area – more specifically, Cross Bayou..

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sessions hearingToday, President Donald Trump through his Attorney General issued a statement calling for the termination of DACA but with a six month opportunity for Congress to pass legislation that could save the deportation of roughly 800,000 people.

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higginsIs man-made global warming a hoax or does it have some science that in the day and age of super storms like Hurricane Harvey, the nation needs to consider?

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bush katrinaOn August 29, 2005, monster Hurricane Katrina slammed into Louisiana and Mississippi. In the catastrophe that resulted, over 80% of New Orleans was flooded and 1,836 people in Louisiana and Mississippi died. The storm caused over $150 billion in damages and forced thousands of New Orleans and Gulf Coast residents to relocate, some permanently. Prior to Hurricane Katrina, the population of New Orleans was 484,000, while today only 391,000 people live in the city. It forever scarred a 300-year old city that has faced a number of challenges, but none greater than Hurricane Katrina. 

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What should undocumented immigrants living in Texas and Louisiana do if their lives have been disrupted by Hurricane-Tropical Storm Harvey? What should undocumented immigrants living in Texas and Louisiana do if their lives have been disrupted by Hurricane-Tropical Storm Harvey?

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cooper landrieuAs Tropical Storm Harvey made its devastation throughtout Eastern Texas, Houston, Beaumont, Port Arthur and Lake Charles Louisiana, the memories of Hurricane Katrina became that much more vivid to many.

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lwdfThe Louisiana's Cajun Navy are not the only organization who deserve credit as the traumas of Hurricane-Tropical Storm Harvey reverberate nationally.

Give credit to the LDWF.

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cajun busThe Cajun Navy wasted no time.  Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas Coast on a Friday.  By Sunday, hundreds of boats were on their way to Texas.  I passed a supermarket parking lot two days after the storm hit, and a large contingent of boats and trailers were lined up to head for the Lone Star State.  As this column is being written, thousands of Louisianans are offering help.  That’s what many Texans did for us here in the Bayou State exactly twelve years ago. 

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cowen 4One of the city leaders most responsible for helping to bring back New Orleans from the drowned and from the despaired believes the current rendition of FEMA is much more effective than what previously existed during Hurricane Katrina.

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PENCE KATRINABrother!

The last thing the Gulf Coast, Texas and Louisiana needsright now is another tropical scare.  Yet, although it  appears to be many days away from any type of real concern, if any, given the events of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey, one just can't be too careful.  According to the service, there is a twenty-percent chance of formation over the next five days. 

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katrina FLOOD 4Tomorrow is the Katrina Anniversary Year 12.

It is so frightening and horrifying to see that Houston and the State of Texas, the communities that cared for so many New Orleans citizens, twelve years ago, are now facing the same or very similar problems we then confronted.

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harvey laPresident Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency for the State of Louisiana and has ordered assistance to the state. 

According to numerous weather reports, the storm has already started to create heavy rain events upon the state with more to continue as Harvey continues an expected eastern course, away from Texas.

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