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This Could Prevent Millions Of Dollars Of Flood Damage [VIDEO]

A Texas man was laughed at by some friends and family when he made an almost $9,000 investment in an Aqua Dam, a large inflatable tube that is filled with water to act as a barrier against rising flood waters.

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
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Ellen Degeneres Tries to Hurdle Racism Accusations After Olympics Tweet Controversy

Degeneres' meme of Usain Bolt's winning 100-meter moment did not go over so well with followers.

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Call Center For Parents With Questions About Lafayette Parish Schools

Second through fifth grade students of Westside Elementary will be going to N.P. Moss Prep next week.

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J.C. Webb, Facebook
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Two Temporary Feeding Sites For Lafayette Parish School Students

Lunch at two local schools tomorrow.

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Why Would Anyone Live In This Awful, Hot, Humid, Flood Prone Place? [Video]

Years ago, I left Lafayette & moved to Denver, Colorado. After a couple years, I'd had enough & returned to Lafayette. Before leaving Denver, a co worker asked "Why would you go back there?"

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Goodwill Industries of Acadiana via Facebook
Goodwill Industries of Acadiana via Facebook
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Goodwill Offering Free Items To Flood Victims Wednesday, August 17

Area Goodwill stores will offer vouchers for free clothing to benefit flood victims.

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Downtown Businesses Donate To Flood Relief

If you're in downtown Lafayette looking for something to eat, or a cup of coffee, your choice of where to go can help flood victims...

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Goodwill Industries of Acadiana To Assist Those Affected By Flood

Goodwill of Acadiana tells us that they will hold a special shopping day Wednesday, August 17 for those affected by the recent floods.

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UPDATE: I-10 Detour Remains In Place, Open To Local Traffic (AUDIO)

The detour applies to through traffic, but local drivers are able to use the interstate at this time.

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Facebook via J.T. Fletcher
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Photo Taken In Acadiana Should Give All Of Us Hope

A photo was taken here in Acadiana and it should give all of us hope after the catastrophic flood of 2016.

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Tips For Hiring the Right Contractor to Repair Your Home

In the wake of the severe flooding throughout Acadiana, Better Business Bureau of Acadiana is warning homeowners and businesses affected by the disaster to beware of "storm chasers" and out-of-town contractors soliciting business.

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Vermilion River Begins To Recede – Mermentau River Still Rising

The Vermilion River at Lafayette has reached its crest. The Mermantau continues to rise and push backwater flooding into many communities.

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