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Louisiana congressman-elect dies from COVID-19 at age 41

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow (R-LA), who won a special election to represent Louisiana’s 5th District just three weeks ago, died on Tuesday evening from COVID-19 complications….

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Louisiana still picking up the pieces after back-to-back hurricanes

Hurricanes Laura and Delta dealt a double blow to Louisiana just six weeks apart Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/specials/southwest-louisiana-still-picking-up-the-pieces-after-back-to-back-hurricanes/index.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Hurricane Zeta: Two dead and two million without power after storm smashes Gulf Coast

‘We’re going to see a whole lot of damage …’ says Waveland mayor Mike Smith Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/hurricane-zeta-death-toll-today-louisiana-alabama-mississippi-georgia-gulf-coast-update-b1423656.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Hurricane Zeta, gaining strength and speed, may hit near New Orleans as Category 2

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell warned that Zeta will make “a direct hit in #NOLA” after forecasters said the storm was gaining strength. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/hurricane-zeta-gaining-strength-speed-may-hit-near-new-orleans-n1245070…

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Hurricane warning for New Orleans as Zeta swirls over Mexico

A hurricane warning has been issued for the U.S. Gulf Coast including New Orleans Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/hurricane-zeta-new-orleans-warning-storm-path-track-map-yucatan-b1369741.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Hurricane Delta approaches Louisiana as ‘major’ Category 3 storm

Hurricane Delta is set to make landfall in Louisiana Friday after strengthening to a Category 3 over the Gulf of Mexico, bringing with it a…

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The Latest: Louisiana tells residents to prepare immediately

Gov. John Bel Edwards is using telephone and text messages to urge Louisiana residents to prepare for Hurricane Delta Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/the-latest-louisiana-tells-residents-to-prepare-immediately-residents-john-bel-edwards-louisiana-latest-residents-b887341.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Delta explodes into a Category 4 hurricane and sets aim toward the Gulf Coast

Delta now forecast to become a powerful 140 mph Category 4 hurricane. The U.S. Gulf Coast should prepare for a major hurricane strike later this…

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Tropical Storm Beta to hit Texas and Louisiana with flooding

<p>Weather: Tropical Storm Beta latest update</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/us/tropical-storm-beta-texas-louisiana-path-2020-hurricane-news-latest-b512914.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Via…

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Tropical Storm Sally forecast to become category 2 hurricane as Louisiana requests federal declaration ahead of landfall

The storm is expected to move further inland on Tuesday and into Tuesday night with winds up to 90 mph as it reaches category 2…

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Hurricane Laura causes 'extremely dangerous' spill at Louisiana chemical plant

The spill has flowed over the I-10, the cross-country highway connecting the southern states from Florida to California Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/hurricane-laura-chemical-plant-leak-lake-charles-louisiana-a9691731.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Live: Half a million evacuated amid fears of 'unsurvivable storm surge' when storm makes landfall as Category 4

Hurricane Laura is due to hit Texas and Louisiana on Wednesday evening Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/hurricane-laura-news-live-path-texas-louisiana-track-update-evacuation-latest-a9689726.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Hurricane Laura: Tropical storm upgraded as it barrels towards Texas and Louisiana

Tropical Storm Laura, that has damaged parts of Cuba and Haiti, has now been upgraded to a hurricane as it is scheduled to hit Texas…

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Black man sentenced to life after stealing hedge clippers gets parole hearing

The Louisiana Supreme Court’s chief justice has denounced the life sentence as rooted in racist laws passed after the Civil War that she said were…

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Why The Black Environmental Justice Network Is Relaunching

Founded in 1999, the coalition paused its work in 2006. The relaunch aims to bring environmental racism and enforcement of environmental regulation back into focus….

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Supreme Court, in 5-4 ruling, strikes down restrictive Louisiana abortion law

The measure would have required abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles of a clinic. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/supreme-court/supreme-court-strikes-down-restrictive-louisiana-abortion-law-n1231392 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall Sunday afternoon in Louisiana, where high winds, rainfall and flooding were reported in the storm’s wake.The … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/501592-tropical-storm-cristobal-makes-landfall-in-louisiana Droolin’…

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Coronavirus: Louisiana on pace to become 'the next Italy' as governor warns hospitals could be overrun in a week

Rate of Covid-19 cases rivals those around the world while state awaits Donald Trump’s disaster declaration for critically needed federal aid Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-louisiana-cases-death-toll-outbreak-italy-a9422756.html Droolin’ Dog…

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