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November 14, 2016 - 3:48 am
Congress will reconvene today now that the election is over, which means Louisiana’s congressional delegation will resume their efforts to get more federal funds appropriated for flood recovery. Baton Rouge Congressman Garrett Graves says right now the state still needs to come up with a plan for...
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November 14, 2016 - 12:57 am
Today is the final day for flood victims to register for Disaster Assistance. Ray Perez with FEMA says approximately 152,000 individuals have registered for federal aid. He says families are finally able to start the recovery process. “We have already approved $723 million in grants directly for...
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November 14, 2016 - 12:34 am
Gasoline prices have been dropping, as of late, and are expected to fall further into the new year. "Everyone is forecasting prices to be downward as we get into the winter months," says Louisiana Triple-A fuel analyst Don Redman. He says that's been typical for this time of the year for a couple...
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November 12, 2016 - 11:53 pm
Gov. John Bel Edwards is asking a Baton Rouge court to define the role of Louisiana's attorney general, laying out what he can and can't do in state government. The Edwards administration's request comes in response to Attorney General Jeff Landry's decision to sue the governor. Landry is trying to...
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November 12, 2016 - 11:46 pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says some southeastern public oyster seed grounds will open a half-hour before sunrise Monday. A news release said The Lake Borgne/Mississippi Sound area will remain closed due to extensive oyster mortality and to protect a recent spat set. Drum...
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November 12, 2016 - 11:23 pm
For the first night in four days, there was no anti-Trump protest or demonstration in New Orleans Saturday night. Rather, area protesters gathered at Lee Circle, to plan their next move. The calm in the Crescent City was in contrast to much of the country. Tens of thousands of people marched in...
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November 12, 2016 - 1:19 pm
A Louisiana college student who fabricated a report about being assaulted following Donald Trump's election has been issued a summons for criminal mischief. Authorities say 18-year-old Khadija Altamimi reported being attacked near the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus Wednesday by two men...
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November 12, 2016 - 7:50 am
An intended armed robbery victim turned the table on his attackers Friday night in a downtown New Orleans parking garage. According to the NOPD, an unidentified man was on the top floor of a parking garage in the 800 block of Bienville Street around 6 p.m. when two armed robbers approached him...
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November 12, 2016 - 7:44 am
A Louisiana college student who fabricated a report about being assaulted following Donald Trump's election has been issued a summons for criminal mischief. 18-year-old Khadija Altamimi reported being attacked near the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus Wednesday by two men, one wearing a...
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November 12, 2016 - 3:54 am
Louisiana residents with damage from the severe mid-August flooding have only a few days remaining to register for aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The deadline is Monday. FEMA offers grants to homeowners and renters for temporary housing and home repairs, as well as other post-...
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