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Patriot Day ceremony in Slidell to include Isaac first responder recognition

When the City of Slidell commemorates Patriot Day on Tuesday, Sept.

ExxonMobil responding to crude oil spill on river

ExxonMobil’s Baton Rouge Refinery is responding to a small crude oil spill that happened early this morning. The company says that less than five barrels were spilled in the water at its Mississippi River docks.

BR man dies after falling from hotel balcony in Orange Beach

A Baton Rouge-native fell do his death in a tragic accident that happened in Orange Beach, AL on Labor Day.

CVS to provide support for Hurricane Isaac relief efforts

CVS pharmacy today announced a donation of more than $20,000 in support of communities that have been affected by Hurricane Isaac.

Insurance claims to rise after Isaac

As flood waters begin to recede, Louisiana's top insurance man says claims will no doubt be going up.

FEMA assistance meeting being held Wednesday in French Settlement

Residents in Ascension and Livingston Parishes are eligible for FEMA assistance, and tomorrow, there will be a meeting held to show you how to apply.

Loads of Hope brings relief to flooded residents in LaPlace

Tide’s Loads of Hope mobile washing unit set up shop today, Tuesday, Sept. 4, in LaPlace. This area was hit hard by flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac. Residents got their first chance today to begin picking up the pieces.

French Settlement to host FEMA assistance meeting Wednesday

People living  in Ascension and Livingston Parishes are eligible for FEMA assistance, and tomorrow, there will be a meeting held to show you how to apply.

Louisiana Lottery releases Saints-themed scratch-offs

Capitalizing on fans’ emotional connection to the New Orleans Saints, the Louisiana Lottery launched its fourth team-branded scratch-off game last week, aptly named I LOVE MY SAINTS.

Livingston Parish Disaster Recovery Team ready to gather information on Tuesday morning

In an effort to speed the recovery process for Hurricane Isaac, Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks and Livingston OHSEP Director Mark Harrell have established the Hurricane Disaster Recovery Team.