New Orleans flooding

Scoot
August 10, 2017 - 10:36 am
It is easier to get people excited during the peak of a high-profile debate than it is to keep them interested about the issue being debated. Our collective attention span is short and it takes an effort to remain engaged after the initial hype subsides. As a city, we have been awakened by the...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 09, 2017 - 1:38 pm
Just in case you’ve been on the moon or out of town, there was a flood on Saturday. For whatever the reason, the bad weather descended upon certain portions of New Orleans and it rained…and rained…and rained…and rained some more. For some, it meant flooded. For others it meant flooded homes or...
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Scoot
August 09, 2017 - 11:23 am
Mayor Laudrieu deserves credit for the immediate changes with the Sewerage & Water Board and the Department of Public Works personnel; but if he would have had an attitude of intolerance toward incompetence prior to this event, the actions over how the City handled the severe flooding Saturday...
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Scoot
August 08, 2017 - 10:31 am
The flooding on Saturday in parts of New Orleans was so unexpected and happened so quickly that it will forever be infamous and worthy of a name - the “August 5th Flood of 2017.” By Monday, the Sewage & Water Board seemed to reluctantly release information that 7 of the 121 pumps were not...
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