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Louisiana Prepares For Harvey

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.


In New Orleans, State Of Emergency Continues After Heavy Flooding

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.


Army Corps Faces Mountain Of Mistrust In New Orleans' Ninth Ward

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.


With Lee Statue's Removal, Another Battle Of New Orleans Comes To A Close

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.


Many Still Without Housing, Months After Louisiana Floods

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.


In New Orleans, Officials Remove First Of 4 Confederate Monuments

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.


After Tornado, Families In New Orleans Begin Rebuilding Once Again

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.


To Fight Coastal Damage, Louisiana Parishes Pushed To Sue Energy Industry

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.


Louisiana History Washes Away As Sea Levels Rise, Land Sinks

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.


New Orleans Residents Share Decades Of Photos With The Same Santa

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.


Louisiana Police Arrest Man In Shooting Death Of Former NFL Player Joe McKnight

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.


Louisiana Governor Visits White House To Request Federal Aid

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.


Louisiana Flooding Swamps Agriculture

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.


Louisiana Floods Leave At Least 11 People Dead

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.


Mourners Gather In Baton Rouge, La., To Remember Alton Sterling

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.


Native Americans' Relocation From Louisiana Home: 'First Climate Change Refugees'

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.


Adapting To A More Extreme Climate, Coastal Cities Get Creative

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.


Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business

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.


New Orleans Prepares For Mississippi River Flooding

Saturday, January 09, 2016

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