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  1. Volunteers work to soften Louisiana flooding's gut punch on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times-Picayune

    Gethin Wade was on a flight from Washington, D.C. to California when his plane made a stopover in New Orleans. He decided to interrupt his trip to stay in Louisiana and help the victims of the devastating flooding.

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  2. Teachers displaced by flood pose challenge to Louisiana schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NOLA.com

    Twenty-two districts across a vast swath of southern Louisiana were forced to close last week by a historic flood, delaying or interrupting the start of the school year for tens of thousands of children. Although some districts remain closed indefinitely - and the superintendent of one hard-hit district is living in an emergency shelter - the majority plan to welcome students back within the next two weeks, according to John White, the Louisiana state superintendent.

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  3. Debris removal to start Monday along highways in Livingston, TangipahoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | NOLA.com

    Pickup of curbside flood debris will begin Monday along state highways in Livingston and Tangipahoa parishes, the state highway department said. Debris removal will begin Tuesday along highways in East Feliciana, West Feliciana, East Baton Rouge, Ascension and St. James parishes.

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  4. Where they died: Interactive map shows Louisiana flooding victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | NOLA.com

    The historic Louisiana Flood of 2016 did not discriminate in sending its wave of misery across south Louisiana. Twenty of the state's 64 parishes were included in the federal government's disaster declarations, and an estimated 30,000 people were forced from their homes.

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  5. In Baton Rouge metro, flood zone includes 110,000 homes worth $21 billion totalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | NOLA.com

    The Baton Rouge Area Chamber has made a first attempt to assess the scope of the damage from the past week's historic flooding in southern Louisiana, and the numbers are staggering. Approximately 280,000 people live in the areas that flooded, according to an analysis the chamber released Friday.

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  6. How will Louisiana flooding affect insurance rates?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | NOLA.com

    It will take years -- and hours of public meetings -- before we know exactly how historic flooding in Louisiana will alter flood maps and insurance rates across the state. The state's top insurance regulator is among those bracing for higher costs in many areas.

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  7. Louisiana flooding: Live updates, Friday road closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Times-Picayune

    The devastation of the Louisiana Flood of 2016 continues Friday with floodwaters still threatening homes. Meanwhile, thousands of residents are returning to survey damage and see what belongings can be salvaged.

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  8. As Louisiana Flood of 2016 recedes, Livingston Parish takes stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Times-Picayune

    Shane Bush's pirogue floated four feet above Highwater Road as he steered it toward saving whatever mementos were left in his bedraggled neighborhood. Bush, 42, had returned to French Settlement with his girlfriend's family, the Hollands, to take stock of where their lives stood days after water rushed in from the swollen Colyell Creek nearby.

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  9. Louisiana flood victims to be helped by St. Tammany agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Times-Picayune

    St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister discusses STPCares - Community Flood Response on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. The relief organization will seek to provide manpower, parish facilities, temporary housing and monetary help for those struggling to recover from the massive flooding that swept through the state.

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  10. Louisiana floods: Door-to-door checks hit close to home for first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Times-Picayune

    Gordon Lipscomb, with the Zachary Fire Department, shouted into a Denham Springs house with four cars sitting in the driveway. The waterline showed that the house had probably taken on a few feet of water over the weekend during the Louisiana Flood of 2016 , though not nearly as much as its neighbors.

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  11. Louisiana flood: Where can I pick up my mail?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | NOLA.com

    It will be days before many Louisiana flood victims will be able to return to their homes and get started on the hard and costly work of recovery. Receiving and re-routing mail and making sure key paperwork is received will be among the first steps.

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  12. Louisiana Flood of 2016: 15 things you need to know on Tuesday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Times-Picayune

    Gov. John Bel Edwards and other elected officials appeared dismayed Tuesday morning that the historic flood which was caused widespread damage across much of south Louisiana hasn't gotten more national attention. Nevertheless, the governor and Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Craig Fugate said the federal government is taking the flooding seriously, considering it a disaster worthy of national attention.

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  13. 12,210 homes in Livingston Parish have flood insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Times-Picayune

    Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office Major Grant Solis, left, and another first responder help an elderly woman from her flooded home in Livingston Parish Saturday Aug. 13, 2016. Officials estimate historic flooding has destroyed roughly 75 percent of the homes in Livingston Parish.

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  14. Louisiana flooding: Live updates, Tuesday road closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Times-Picayune

    The death toll for the Louisiana Flood of 2016 has climbed to seven after authorities pulled a body Monday night from the floodwaters in Baton Rouge. Roads are still closed across the state and at least 11,000 people are in shelters after a slow-moving weather system dumped as much as two feet of rain in 48 hours on parts of East Baton Rouge, Livingston and St. Helena parishes.

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  15. FEMA's Craig Fugate to visit Louisiana TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Times-Picayune

    The administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is coming to Louisiana to meeting with state officials on the ongoing flooding . The governor's office says Fugate will travel to Louisiana to meet with the state's Unified Command Group to discuss the federal assistance available and response efforts.

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  16. Louisiana Flood of 2016 resulted from 2-day, '1,000-year' rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana Flood of 2016 was triggered by a complicated, slow-moving low-pressure weather system that dumped as much as two feet of rain on parts of East Baton Rouge, Livingston and St. Helena parishes in 48 hours. The record two-day rainfall in those areas had a 0.1 percent chance of occurring in any year, the equivalent of a "1,000-year rain", according to the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center , based at the Slidell office of the National Weather Service .

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  17. Louisiana flooding fed by as much as 2 feet of rain in 3 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Times-Picayune

    South Louisiana rainfall totals for the three-day period ending Sunday at 7 a.m. were posted Monday by the National Weather Service. Two stations reported more than two feet of rain in 72 hours, contributing to the widespread flooding.

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  18. Louisiana flooding: Live updates, road closures Monday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | NOLA.com

    More than 10,000 people are waking up in shelters Monday morning after historic flooding during the past few days in Louisiana. The federal government already has declared four parishes -- Tangipahoa, St. Helena, East Baton Rouge and Livingston -- to be major disaster areas .

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  19. Louisiana flooding: 7 things you need to know Monday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Times-Picayune

    The U.S. federal government has already declared four parishes -- Tangipahoa, St. Helena, East Baton Rouge and Livingston -- to be major disaster areas . Gov. John Bel Edwards is pushing for other localities to be added to that list.

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  20. U.S. government declares major disaster after Louisiana floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | NOLA.com

    The federal government has declared a major disaster for Louisiana Sunday night , setting in motion the availability of several types of assistance for residents affected by floods in the parishes of Tangipahoa, St. Helena, East Baton Rouge and Livingston. Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state emergency Friday as heavy rains inundated southeast Louisiana.

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