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  1. DHH responds to brain-eating amoeba found in North Monroe Water SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    There was standing room on in Sterlington High School's cafeteria, as concerned residents gathered to ask questions about the brain-eating amoeba found in the North Monroe Water System. The North Monroe Water System actually serves more than 8,000 residents in the Sterlington area.

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  2. Hundreds flood DHH meeting with water concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times

    Hundreds flood DHH meeting with water concerns Water company to begin chlorine burn to destroy brain-eating amoeba Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: State Medical Officer Dr. Jimmy Guidry discusses the treatment process for water systems with the brain-eating amoeba Wednesday in Sterlington. State and local officials gathered Wednesday to discuss Sterlington's water situation after the Department of Health and Hospitals reported Tuesday the presence of what's commonly known as the brain-eating amoeba in Sterlington's water.

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  3. Planned Parenthood Gets Bad Sell ReceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Family Research Council

    Partner with Planned Parenthood, and you'll pay for it. That seemed to be the message yesterday from the U.S. House upon learning that the country's largest abortion business was running its own little shop of horrors.

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  4. Eyeing the next storm: 10 years after KatrinaRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Hill

    It seems unbelievable, but last weekend marked the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Arriving in New Orleans last week, the memories came flooding back.

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  5. 9-2 The Think Tank 1210pm, Corps of EngineersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    How much faith do you have in the Army Corps of Engineers? So the Corps of Engineers totally ignored Congress's order to foot the entire bill for the restoration of the MRGO. A federal judge ruled that the Corps refused to obey their boss and instead tried to force Louisianans to pay $1 billion of the reclamation costs.

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  6. LA-Gov: Tune In To John Bel Edwards' (D) Live #LaGov Event Tonight At 8 P.M.Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Tune in to the first televised event of the 2015 Governor's Race tonight at 8 p.m. Watch live by clicking here: The event focuses on many important topics, including higher education, economic development and healthcare. All questions will be submitted by students.

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  7. Brain-eating amoeba update: DHH sets SterlingtonaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Times

    Brain-eating amoeba update: DHH sets Sterlington meeting DHH Secretary Kathy Kliebert schedules meeting at Sterlington High School. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Louisiana's top health official will attend a public meeting at Sterlington High School tonight to address concerns about the presence of what's commonly known as the brain-eating amoeba found in Sterlington's water.

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  8. Editorials from around PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    Pennsylvania has gone 63 days without a budget for state operations. Schools, human service agencies and other organizations that rely on public dollars have been forced to borrow so they can pay their bills.

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  9. Brain-Eating Amoeba found in Sterlington water, North Monroe Water System to begin Chlorine BurnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A chlorine burn is set to begin Wednesday to treat the North Monroe Water System for Naegleria Fowleri- the Brain-Eating Amoeba that's been found in the drinking water for parts our area. The Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed the presence of Brain-Eating Amoeba Tuesday afternoon, after initially finding the amoeba in a random test on Guthrie Road in Sterlington.

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  10. Adam Beck, Esq., Director, MassMutual Center for Special Needs and...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR.com

    The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Adam Beck, Esq., Director, MassMutual Center for Special Needs and Assistant Professor of Health Insurance, The American College will speak at the Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: 'Emerging Trends in Private Health Insurance Exchanges Explored in 2015! LIVE Webcast.' This event is scheduled for October 14, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET.

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  11. Would exporting more crude oil affect prices?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times

    Those results may encourage Congress to put a bill to end the ban before President Obama, according to U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette. Would exporting more crude oil affect prices? Those results may encourage Congress to put a bill to end the ban before President Obama, according to U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette.

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  12. North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order...Read the original story

    Yesterday | WaterWorld

    The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:EPA has proposed modifications to the draft General Permits for Stormwater Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems in New Hampshire based on comments ... The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The City of Celina will build a new water tower to replace an aging tank and increase potable water storage for the community. The project is being financed with an interes... LIVE OAK, Fla., Aug. 31 -- The Suwannee River Water Management District issued the following news release:Adrian Land and his wife Melissa Land are sixth-generation ranchers in Suwannee County.

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  13. EDITORIAL: Rare chance to see gubernatorial candidates locallyRead the original story

    Yesterday | BayouBuzz.com

    It's hard to remember when candidates for governor last faced each other on a platform in Tangipahoa Parish. We might be tempted to harken back to the olden days when Huey P. Long and Earl Long made stops here.

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  14. Mixed feelings by council members on DOTD project planned for St. MartinvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development project planned for St. Martinville isn't going over well with at least one council member. The DOTD plans to re-surface a section along Highway 31 to Levert Road in St. Martinville.

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  15. Heroes of Hurricane Katrina and Rita honored at Lafayette eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    To say is was a full house would be an understatement for the south Louisiana Katrina and Rita heroes event held at the Lite Center Tuesday night. The efforts to save helpless lives during both hurricanes of 2005 were made by many, and for the reason most say is simply because it is the heart of Louisiana people.

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  16. Zewe, Jordan Named to Leadership Posts at Louisiana DOIRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Insurance Journal West

    Jeffrey Zewe has been appointed deputy commissioner of the newly formed Office of Consumer Services at the Louisiana Department of Insurance and Darie Jordan has been named director of the Louisiana Automobile Theft and Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority . Zewe is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Jefferson Parish Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Political Science Association.

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  17. Support And Thanks To Heroes At Hurricane Katrina and Rita EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An event in Lafayette called, "Hurricanes Katrina & Rita Heroes Recognition Program", showed support and gave thanks to the many heroes of Katrina and Rita. It shared appreciation to first responders, public officials, and all who went to great lengths to save lives in Louisiana.

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  18. Greatest story never told: Acadiana boaters braved danger, arrest to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Greatest story never told: Acadiana boaters braved danger, arrest to rescue New Orleans-area residents trapped by Hurricane Katrina floods Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Attendees of Tuesday night's event honoring the forgotten heroes of hurricanes Katrina and Rita view a news story focusing on the "Cajun Navy" which rescued stranded citizens during Katriana at the LITE center in Lafayette. Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- General Russel Honore, left, and Former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco attend an event honoring some of the unsung heroes of hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Tuesday at the LITE center in Lafayette.

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  19. a Something has to giveaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BayouBuzz.com

    Residents living on the west side of the Mississippi River are optimistic a plan to widen portions of Interstate 10 could help alleviate the Baton Rouge area's growing traffic woes. But a Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development meeting Tuesday about proposed fixes gave these residents little confidence state leaders would actually address the issue anytime soon.

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  20. Brain-eating amoeba found in N. Monroe water systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Louisiana's health department says a brain-eating amoeba has been found in a private water system that serves about 8,400 people in Sterlington and the north Monroe area. It's the fourth system where state tests this summer have found the Naegleria fowleri amoeba.

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