Louisiana Government Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. More disaster recovery centers opening in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WRAL.com

    New centers will open Tuesday in Gonzales, Baton Rouge and Zachary to help Louisiana flood survivors. The centers will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.

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  2. FEMA Extends Grace Period to Renew Flood Insurance Policies in Declared LA ParishesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | KLAX

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that due to the damage and displacement caused by recent flooding, the grace period to renew flood insurance policies has been extended to 120 days, for certain parishes in Louisiana. "We've seen major destruction to communities across the state; thousands of Louisianans have been displaced," said Roy Wright, deputy associate administrator for FEMA's Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration.

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  3. Barack Obama goes to Baton Rouge, La., to tour flood damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | CBC News

    President Barack Obama and his family returned to the White House Sunday from a vacation in Martha's Vineyard. He goes to Louisiana Tuesday.

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  4. Louisiana: Keep in Touch and Update Info with FEMA to Avoid DelaysRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    If you've had any changes to your contact information it's important to let FEMA know so the disaster assistance process stays on track. FEMA may need to contact you to schedule an inspection or to get additional information to help process your application.

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  5. The Latest: Removal of Louisiana flood debris beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Star Tribune

    Debris removal crews are out on the streets with 20 trucks in Baton Rouge and others in Livingston Parish to begin hauling away ruined furniture, drywall and other damaged possessions piled along streets after last week's flooding. The Advocate reports that East Baton Rouge Parish's debris removal contractor, DRC Emergency Services, expects that it will take around 90 days to make three sweeps through neighborhoods to collect debris.

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  6. More Disaster Recovery Centers Opening In South LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | CBS Local

    Evacuees take advantage of the shelter setup in the The Baton Rouge River Center arena as the area deals with the record flooding that took place causing thousands of people to seek temporary shelter on August 19, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Last week Louisiana was overwhelmed with flood water causing at least thirteen deaths and thousands of damaged homes.

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  7. President Obama to tour flooded areas of Louisiana Tuesday amid criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WKOW-TV

    Some people were upset the president chose to stay on vacation in Martha's Vineyard when the flooding started more than two weeks ago. But White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says President Obama was more focused on an effective response, instead of the optics.

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  8. Meet the eight civilians going undercover into tough US jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Daily Mail

    'Oh my God, there's nothing there!' Jimmy Kimmel jokes Hillary Clinton has no pulse and asks her to open a jar of pickles to prove she's in good health as they mock Trump's 'wacky' strategy Terror in Virginia: ISIS fanatic tries to behead a man while shouting 'Alahu Akbar' and then stabs a woman in lone wolf attack at their apartment block 'We are not amused': Cincinnati zoo shuts down its Facebook and Twitter accounts after torrent of jokes and memes about Harambe WikiLeaks' unwitting victims are revealed: Rape victims, Saudis who are secretly gay and families embroiled in paternity disputes among hundreds of innocent people outed by whistleblowing website 'Rare details of Heaven revealed': Doctor writes book that 'chronicles his journey into the afterlife in out-of-body experience during surgery' VIP air stewardess reveals exactly what goes on aboard private jets - including emergency ... (more)

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  9. President Obama to tour Louisiana amid criticism that hea s lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    President Barack Obama attends a press conference during the second day of the NATO Summit at the Polish National Stadium in Warsaw on July 9, 2016. President Barack Obama attends a press conference during the second day of the NATO Summit at the Polish National Stadium in Warsaw on July 9, 2016.

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  10. Obama to tour Louisiana amid criticism that he's lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | KMIZ

    President Barack Obama will touch down in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tuesday to tour the flood-ravaged city that quickly became a political football. Obama is set to see firsthand the damage in the state's capital that has caused more than 106,000 residents and households to register for assistance from Federal Emergency Management Agency. 38 comments

  11. $10 million grant approved for Sulphur dockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Port of Lake Charles approved entering into an agreement with the state of Louisiana, DOTD, and the Louisiana Port Construction Development Priority Program for a $10 million improvement project at the BT-1 Dock in Sulphur. "Right now in that program, there's about $5 million once we start construction we can draw from," said Bill Rase, the port's executive director.

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  12. Thousands still in shelters after record Louisiana floodsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | WHTC

    More than 3,000 Louisiana residents were still in emergency shelters as record flood waters receded on Monday, while government officials weighed options for temporary housing after the state's worst disaster since Hurricane Katrina. About 60,600 homes have been reported damaged or destroyed in flooding that swept through 20 parishes, or counties, in the southern part of the state after torrential rains earlier this month.

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  13. President Obama to Survey Flooding in Louisiana After 16-Day VacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    For days, critics hammered President Obama for continuing his vacation in Martha's Vineyard as flooding wreaked havoc on Louisiana, claiming the lives of at least 13 people and displacing tens of thousands of residents. But now that the president has returned to work in Washington, he'll make a day trip to Baton Rouge on Tuesday to get a first-hand presidential look at the devastation.

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  14. Covering a flood when it hits homeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | GantDaily.com

    Anyone who knows me knows that I'm a Louisiana girl through and through. I grew up there, my family is there, I've worked in local television there and it's home.

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  15. Long, hard recovery slog begins in flood-ravaged LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Chuck and Karen Craft are among the thousands of Louisiana residents dragging furniture, appliances and other belongings out of flood-ravaged homes. Married more than 35 years, the Crafts live outside Walker, a small town near Baton Rouge.

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  16. The Latest: Flood damage at least $110M to Louisiana agRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Gazette

    The LSU AgCenter estimates that the floods in south Louisiana have caused at least $110 million worth of damage to agriculture - and the figure is likely to grow. Economist Kurt Guidry says in a news release that factors include damage to crop yield and quality, damage to infrastructure and loss of stored commodities.

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  17. Update on FEMA and Federal Partners' Support to Disaster Recovery...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today an extension to the grace period for expiring flood insurance policies, the latest in a series of actions to support the state in its ongoing response and recovery efforts in Louisiana. National Flood Insurance Program policies typically have a 30-day grace period for renewal to avoid a lapse in coverage.

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  18. Boil water advisory issued for entire city of CovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Times-Picayune

    A boil water advisory was issued Monday afternoon for the entire city of Covington . City Hall posted the warning at about 4:30 p.m. because of a break in a major line near the intersection of Jefferson and 15th avenues.

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  19. Hillary Clinton says she will visit Louisiana when appearance won't disrupt flood relief effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Hays Daily News

    Hillary Clinton is calling on her supporters to donate to victims of devastating flooding that hit Louisiana this month and says she plans to travel to flood-affected areas at a later date. Hillary Clinton is calling on her supporters to donate to victims of devastating flooding that hit Louisiana this month and says she plans to travel to flood-affected areas at a later date.

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  20. The Latest: Flood damage at least $110M to Louisiana agRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | NewsOK.com

    The LSU AgCenter estimates that the floods in south Louisiana have caused at least $110 million worth of damage to agriculture - and the figure is likely to grow. Economist Kurt Guidry says in a news release that factors include damage to crop yield and quality, damage to infrastructure and loss of stored commodities.

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