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  1. Rural Louisiana church among those providing aid after floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Texarkana Gazette

    Members of the South Walker Baptist Church led by pastor Mark Carroll, center, pray at the conclusion of what is normally a time for Bible study, but which became an informal talk about experiences during the flood in Walker, La., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. The church was an island of high ground in a community flooded with 4-5 feet of water a week earlier.

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  2. Why Louisiana governor says Trump's visit was 'helpful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Yahoo!

    Days after expressing concerns that Donald Trump's trip to flood-stricken Louisiana could turn into a "photo-op," Gov. John Bel Edwards has said that the Republican nominee's visit was "helpful." The visit, and the accompanying press coverage, were beneficial in drawing attention to the situation in Louisiana, Gov. Edwards said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday, also noting his appreciation for a "good phone call" with vice presidential candidate Mike Pence, whom Edwards described as "sincere and genuine."

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  3. The Latest: Baton Rouge area gets rain amid flood recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Yahoo!

    Parts of the Baton Rouge were getting thunderstorms with heavy rain as people continued cleaning out homes to recover from recent flooding. The National Weather Service says 2 to 3 inches of rain fell Sunday, and the area was under a flash flood warning until late afternoon.

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  4. Louisiana's mammoth flooding: By the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | CNN

    Baron Leblanc, left, and George Snyder move a refrigerator out of George's flooded home in St. Amant on Thursday, August 18. More than 30,000 people have been rescued in southern Louisiana after heavy rains caused flooding. "This is a major disaster," Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has said.

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  5. Thankful flood victim finds humor among devastating tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Outside the small town of Walker, Louisiana, the rural B... . Lisa Dupuy, 41, left, prays with pastor Mark Carroll during church services at South Walker Baptist Church in Walker, La., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. 2 comments

  6. The Latest: 3 disaster recovery centers opening in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Brownsville Herald

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is opening three disaster recovery centers in Louisiana to help those affected by the recent flooding. FEMA says the centers will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.

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  7. The Latest: Inventory of homes limited in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The south Louisiana floods, which have forced tens of thousands of people to look for housing, comes at a time when the metro Baton Rouge housing market was already grappling with a limited inventory of homes. As of July, the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors' Multiple Listing Service found there were 3,382 homes on the market in the metro areas.

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  8. As Trump Tours Flood-Ravaged La., White House Announces Obama's Going, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | KQED

    On the same day Donald Trump was touring areas of Louisiana affected by record flooding, the White House announced President Obama will be heading to Louisiana, too. "This morning, President Obama received an update from DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson on the ongoing response and recovery efforts to the severe flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, following the Secretary's trip to the region on Thursday.

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  9. Rural church among those providing aid after Louisiana floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Members of the South Walker Baptist Church, led by pastor Mark Carroll, center, pray at the conclusion of what is normally a time for Bible study, but which became an informal talk about experiences during the flood Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, in Walker, La. The church was an island of high ground in a community flooded with 4-5 feet of water a week earlier.

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  10. DRCs Open in East Baton Rouge, Tangipahoa and West Feliciana ParishesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 21 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Disaster recovery centers will open Sunday, August 21, in Tangipahoa and St. Helena parishes to help Louisiana flood survivors. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day until further notice.

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  11. Louisiana church aids and comforts flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | SFGate

    Flood damaged pews from the Christian Fellowship Church sit on the roadside for trash pick up in Walker, La., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Hundreds of residents were rescued from flooded homes in the area last Saturday.

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  12. The Wall Street Journal: Louisiana flooding called worst U.S. disaster since superstorm Sandy in 2012Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 21 | MarketWatch

    The extent of damage from the historic flooding in Louisiana a week ago continues to grow, with parishes and local authorities reporting 60,642 homes damaged or destroyed, officials said Sunday. Around 102,000 survivors have registered to receive federal aid, including help with home repairs and cleanup work, since what many are calling the Great Flood of 2016 submerged whole neighborhoods and left at least 13 people dead.

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  13. Hooper: Investing in early childhood assures rewarding adult outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Children's Movement of Florida will host a debate Tuesday among the four Democratic candidates vying for the District 19 State Senate seat and it will focus on issues impacting children from birth to age 5. The latest Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks Florida 40th overall in for child well-being and 47th in health. Another telling statistic: the state's per-student allocation for Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten is less than what it was when VPK started 10 years ago.

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  14. 102,000 Louisiana flood victims register for federal aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | UPI

    More than 102,000 Louisiana residents affected by last week's floods have registered for federal aid, the governor's office said. Richard Corbo, communications director for Gov. John Bel Edwards, said $30 million in federal funding has already been approved to repair and replace thousands of homes and buildings damaged by the flooding.

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  15. How to fix $150,000 in flood damage to car repair shop?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    With up to $150,000 in flood damage to his southeast Louisiana car repair shop and no flood insurance, Lap Nguyen wasn't sure how he was going to repair his life. He's spent the past few days cleaning out Gonzales Car Care 20 miles southeast of Louisiana's capital, and hadn't thought about the next step.

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  16. Flood-weary Louisianians clean house while search goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Times-Picayune

    Flood-weary residents cleaned out houses Saturday as search parties went door to door looking for survivors or bodies trapped by flooding so powerful in some cases it disturbed the dead and sent caskets floating from cemeteries. At least 13 people died in the flooding that swept through parts of southern Louisiana after torrential rains lashed the region.

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  17. How to fix $150K in flood damages to repair shop?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Post Register

    With up to $150,000 in flood damages to his southeast Louisiana car repair shop and no flood insurance, Lap Nguyen wasn't sure how he was going to repair his life. He's spent the past few days cleaning out Gonzales Car Care 20 miles southeast of Louisiana's capital, and hadn't thought about the next step.

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  18. Officials: 60,000 homes damaged by floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    Louisiana officials say an estimated 60,000 homes have been damaged by massive flooding that swept through the southern part of the state.

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  19. Our Views: Not our first recovery rodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Governor John Bel Edwards, front left, talks about the meeting to discuss the recent severe weather and flooding in Louisiana with Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate, front right, at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness . Watching, background from left, Lt.

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  20. ExxonMobil Contributes $ 0.5 Mln to Louisiana Flood ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Marine News

    Exxon Mobil Corporation announced today that it will donate $500,000 to the American Red Cross and the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to support local flooding disaster relief assistance in Louisiana. "Our thoughts and prayers are with our friends and neighbors in Louisiana who have been impacted by storms and severe flooding in the region," said Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation.

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