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Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol after he blocked a unanimous consent vote on a long-awaited $19 billion disaster aid bill in the chamber on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 28, 2019 - 3:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A second conservative Republican on Tuesday blocked another attempt to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying again a top priority for some of President Donald Trump's most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky said that if Democratic...
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A pickup truck evacuates from an area in north Jefferson City Missouri as floodwaters from the Missouri River rise over the road on Friday, May 24, 2019. The flooding come as residents are still cleaning up from a powerful tornado that hit the state's capital city on May 22. (AP Photo/David A. Lieb)
May 25, 2019 - 2:07 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region. The river was four feet above flood stage on Friday and was already...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 20-19, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, poses during a ceremonial swearing-in with Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Roy, complaining of Washington's free-spending ways has blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill. That extends a battle over hurricane and flood relief. Roy objected to speeding the measure through a nearly-empty chamber on Friday (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
May 24, 2019 - 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House GOP conservative blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill Friday, complaining it leaves out money needed to address the migrant crisis at the border and extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measure meandering for months. The...
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May 24, 2019 - 12:01 am
Good morning! Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in Texas at this hour. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Dallas AP at 972-991-2100, or, in Texas, 800-442-7189. Email: aptexas@ap.org . Jill Bleed is at the desk after 5:30 a.m. Reminder: This...
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This Sept. 11, 2018 enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Florence, upper left, in the Atlantic Ocean, Tropical Storm Isaac, center, and at right Hurricane Helene. On Thursday, May 23, 2019, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the Atlantic hurricane season should be near normal. NOAA predicted nine to 15 named storms. It says four to eight of them will become hurricanes and two to four of those major hurricanes with 111 mph winds or higher. (NOAA via AP)
May 23, 2019 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlantic hurricane season is off to yet another early start, but U.S. weather officials say it should be a near normal year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday predicted nine to 15 named storms. It says four to eight of them will become hurricanes...
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Jim Hanzo
May 22, 2019 - 6:48 am
Our Wednesday starts off muggy and mild with temperatures across the area in the 70s. We can expect the temps to rise to a high around 90. And the humidity will stick around for a while. Our Memorial Day Weekend forecast will be much the same. "The area of high pressure will move over Louisiana on...
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Jim Hanzo
May 21, 2019 - 6:48 am
Tuesday starts off with mostly cloudy skies and muggy. It will be bit breezy today under partly cloudy skies later on. Look for temperatures for our area to get up to around 90 degrees this afternoon. "It will be humid, so it will feel like 95-100°," said WWL-TV meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. "...
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May 20, 2019 - 1:02 pm
Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in Texas at this hour. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Dallas AP at 972-991-2100, or, in Texas, 800-442-7189. Email: aptexas@ap.org Reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage...
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Jim Hanzo
May 20, 2019 - 6:33 am
Our Monday morning is starting off cloudy and dreary. "It will be a warmer and humid day today," said WWL-TV meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. "We will have spotty showers and storms develop with the heating of the day - mainly on the Northshore. This will be our last day for rain for awhile too." Look...
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Jim Hanzo
May 19, 2019 - 8:34 pm
The week is going to get downright warm with temps in the 90s for most of the week. There is a slight rain chance on Monday but for the most part the rain ends and humid conditions will return. "Monday morning starts humid and quiet. A few spotty showers or thunderstorms could form Monday afternoon...
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