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Traditional Oyster Farming In The Fal Estuary
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State Of La. Reopens Iberia & Vermilion Shellfish Areas

The Louisiana Department of Health closed down shellfish areas 26, 27, and 28 because of environmental concerns following the historic flooding. They were reopened Friday morning...

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Acadiana School Kids Eligible For Free Lunches

A new school year has just begun, and families who've dug into their pockets for school supplies are now facing the financial burden of recovering from an epic disaster. The US Department of Agriculture has authorized free lunches through September 30th, for students in 21 Acadiana Parishes.

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Record Flooding Forces North Dakota Residents To Evacuate
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FEMA Opens Vermilion Parish Recovery Center

Fema opens its Vermilion parish recovery center today, August 26th. It's located in the Old Health Unit, 401 S. St. Charles St. in Abbeville.

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You Couldn’t Prevent The Flood. Here’s Trouble You CAN Avoid

South Louisiana has been hit with a disaster that history will long remember. As we shift into recovery mode, another threat lies down the road...

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Katy Perry ‘Rise’ The New Unofficial La. State Song? [Video]

The first time I heard Katy Perry's "Rise," I thought "Okay, she's got another hit." Some historic events have since taken place...

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Record Flooding Forces North Dakota Residents To Evacuate
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FEMA Opens Iberia & St. Martin Disaster Recovery Centers

Disaster recovery centers in St. Martin, and Iberia parishes opened today, August 24th. The St. Martin recovery center is located at the Veteran's Home, 800 Veterans Drive in Breaux Bridge. The Iberia center is at the Iberia Parish Fire Protection District Training Center, 2417 Darnall Rd. in New Iberia.

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Torrential Rains Bring Historic Floods To Southern Louisiana
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‘So God Made a Cajun’ Honors Cajun Navy for Flood Rescue Efforts

Inspired by Paul Harvey's 'So God Made a Farmer' speech at the 1978 Future Farmers of American convention, Dixon Wallace McMakin created this video

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St. Mary Parish Coroner Investigating Inmate Death

The inmate died while receiving medical attention at the St. Mary Parish jail in Centerville.

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New Mobile Phone Rules Take Effect
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La. AT&T Users’ Overages To Be Creditied

In times of crisis, reliable information is of critical importance. People need to inform others of their status. Rescue & relief efforts need to be coordinated. Internet usage skyrockets.

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Second Harvest Going To Kaplan

Second Harvest Food Bank is traveling to Vermilion Parish on Saturday, August 20th. They're bringing food and other supplies for flood victims.

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Huge Snow Storm Slams Into Mid Atlantic States
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Great Advice For Getting Rid Of Mold

If you're cleaning up flood damage in your home, business or a neighbor's house, you're dealing with mold. It's one of the rudest visitors ever. You have to treat it like an uninvited guest.

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State Sen. Jonathan Perry Working To Put More Authority Behind The “Cajun Navy”

As the floods gushed throughout Acadiana, people came together to help those in need, using boats of all different kinds and sizes to help save those whose homes were being ravaged by the waters. Here in Acadiana, these heroes who patrol the waters and seek to rescue others are known as the “Cajun Navy.” But, many of these volunteers were turned away from helping others by state agencies, which has led to much frustration.

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