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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Louisiana is bracing for Tropical Storm Harvey's impact. Tensions are high in New Orleans, where the city's emergency pump system is still not fully working.
Friday, August 11, 2017
A state of emergency remains in effect in New Orleans after heavy flooding last weekend. Storms inundated the city's drainage system, and the fallout has led to resignations and frustrations with a system that failed during Hurricane Katrina.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The Corps, which built the levees and floodwalls that failed during Hurricane Katrina, is back to propose a new infrastructure project. It's not going over well.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Protests and court battles trailed the nearly two-year effort to get rid of the monuments. For the past month they've been acrimonious gathering places for those in favor and opposed to removal.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
After devastating floods in Louisiana eight months ago, FEMA put people in trailers and hotels. Many are still without housing and the deadline for getting FEMA assistance is near.
Monday, April 24, 2017
In the middle of the night, the city of New Orleans removed the first of four Confederate monuments. Workers were wearing helmets and crowds jeered when it came down.
Friday, February 10, 2017
On Tuesday, a tornado caused damage to parts of New Orleans. For some, it's the second time they'll need to rebuild homes since Hurricane Katrina swamped the city in 2005.
Monday, January 23, 2017
Louisiana has a $90 billion plan to fight coastal erosion. Gov. John Bel Edwards says suing oil and gas firms, which have contributed to the damage, will help foot the bill. But he faces obstacles.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Louisiana's coastline is disappearing into the Gulf of Mexico, taking with it many historic sites. Archaeologists are scrambling to document what they can before it's gone.
Saturday, December 24, 2016
A tweet this week prompted dozens of New Orleans residents to post their childhood photos with the same Santa Claus. He's been a part of Christmas there for decades.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Authorities in suburban New Orleans arrested a man in the shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight. The local sheriff blamed road rage and a verbal argument that turned violent.
Friday, September 16, 2016
Louisiana's governor is heading to the White House Friday. He wants the Obama administration to give the state billions of dollars to help in rebuilding after last month's flooding.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
When deadly flooding rains swamped southern Louisiana last month, it destroyed lives and property. And it also caused millions of dollars of damage to the state's agriculture industry.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Details are emerging from the historic floods that devastated communities in southern Louisiana. At least 11 people have been reported dead, at least 40,000 homes were affected, and some 30,000 people were rescued.
Friday, July 15, 2016
Mourners gathered in Baton Rouge, La., Friday for the funeral of Alton Sterling, the African-American man killed by a police officer last week. His death spurred protests and a federal investigation.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Members of a Native American community in south Louisiana are retreating from their coastal home and trying to preserve their culture in the process.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
In preparation for sea level rise, vulnerable cities are building infrastructure to protect themselves. But as a look at New Orleans and Philadelphia shows, the strategies are unique to each city.
Monday, February 08, 2016
For the first time, companies can apply to set up fish farms in U.S. federal waters. The government says the move will help reduce American dependence on foreign seafood and improve security.
Saturday, January 09, 2016
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