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Hurricane Isaac News

News on Hurricane Isaac continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

30 min ago | WBRZ

2 years and counting

The last time Southeastern Louisiana has been under a hurricane warning was exactly two years ago-August 27, 2012 as Hurricane Isaac approached the coast.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Baton Rouge, LA

4 hrs ago | How Stuff Works

How One Dog Can Herd So Many Sheep: Mystery Solved

The annual World's Ugliest Dog contest, held during the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., saw 29 homely but still lovable pups vie for top, er, dog.

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Related Topix: Petaluma, CA, Hurricane, Weather, Chico, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Few challengers in School Board race

Despite some public discontent over the slow pace of repairs at two schools that remain shuttered since Hurricane Isaac in 2012, all but two members of the St. John the Baptist Parish School Board coasted to re-election last week when they drew no challengers during the three-day qualifying period for the Nov. 4 election.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Wallace, LA, Laplace, LA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Criminal Report Daily

Dogs Play Dumb for Our Sake

The annual World's Ugliest Dog contest, held during the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., saw 29 homely but still lovable pups vie for top, er, dog.

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Related Topix: Petaluma, CA, Hurricane, Weather, Chico, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Advocate

Dennis Persica: Different kind of light brightens street

In my first column for The Advocate, on Oct. 4, 2012, I wrote about how a couple of streetlights in my block hadn't been working for a few months.

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NOLA.com

Hurricane Isaac damaged pedestrian bridge along Mandeville lakeshore...

The pedestrian bridge along Lakeshore Drive in Mandeville that links the two sides of a popular walking path where it crosses Ravine Aux Coquille will remain out of commission for several more weeks, city officials said.

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Gawker

Watch These Awesome Super Rapid One-Minute Satellite Scans

When NASA launched the first weather satellite back in 1960, it was little more than two television cameras strapped to a satellite and shot into orbit.

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NOLA.com

Plaquemines dedicates $13 million to Hurricane Isaac-related housing damages

Addressing Hurricane Isaac -related housing damages, Plaquemines Parish is dedicating about $13 million of its nearly $17 million in recovery monies toward unmet housing needs in the parish.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, New Orleans, LA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

JD Supra

Louisiana Court Upholds Proof Of Loss Requirement Of Standard Flood Insurance Policy

In Villemarette v. FEMA et al. , 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 113667 , the court analyzed whether plaintiffs were entitled to unpaid proceeds of a Standard Flood Insurance Policy .

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NOLA.com

Hurricane Isaac-damaged schools remain closed in St. John Parish amid School Board stalemate

Almost two years after Hurricane Isaac drove floodwaters as deep as eight feet into St. John the Baptist Parish , the bulletin board in the lobby of the shuttered Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School in LaPlace still holds a memo from Aug. 27, 2012.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Laplace, LA, Reserve, LA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Palm Beach Daily News

Weather Matters: Saturday storm smashes 126-year-old rainfall record

The severe thunderstorms that ripped through eastern Palm Beach County on Saturday earned a place in weather history books.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Palm Beach County, FL, Palm Beach, FL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Criminal Report Daily

Tibet's Glaciers Warmer Than in the Past 2,000 Years

The effects of global warming are frequently projected decades into the future, but two recent reports -- one from the U.S. Global Change Research Program and the other from the U.N. -- put into sharp focus visible consequences of our warming planet.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Gulfport fishing piers damaged by Isaac still in disrepair

Two years after the hurricane damage happened, we still can't tell you when work will begin to repair the popular fishing piers in Gulfport.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Major upgrades to pump stations at outfall canals to bring noise to lakefront

If you live in the lakefront area, you can expect more noise and construction traffic for the next several months.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

NOLA.com

FEMA should reduce administrative costs on flood policies, boost participation: Editorial

Aerial of flooding in Laplace at U.S. 51 in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac Aug. 30, 2012.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

NOLA.com

Put St. Bernard ice house project on ice: Editorial

There's no need for an ice house to be built with taxpayer money in Yscloskey, St. Bernard Parish officials say.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

NOLA.com

Two years after hurricane lifted roof from Pontchartrain Center, Kenner moves on $1.6 million repairs

It has been almost two years since Hurricane Isaac swept through Kenner , its winds lifting a section of the roof from the Pontchartrain Center.

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NOLA.com

Historic cottage on Mandeville lakefront to be relocated

The Mandeville Historic District Commission has approved a request to move the historic Hadden Cottage to another location on the same tract of lakefront land.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Advocate

St. James considers creating task force to study flood issues

The St. James Parish Council will consider the formation of a parishwide flood control committee at its next meeting in light of heavy rainfall that waterlogged the parish earlier this spring and the potential threat of future hurricanes.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Mississippi ranks 7th, Alabama 5th on list of states most at risk of natural disaster

On the heels of studies which indicated Mississippi is at or near the bottom in both health and education, now comes a study compiled by Kiplinger.com, in cooperation with The National Weather Service, which ranks Mississippi 7th on a list of the 10 states most likely to suffer a natural disaster .

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