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Mayor: City of Slidell Fares Well

As of 8:00 am this morning, Mayor Ben Morris reported that the effects of Tropical Storm Ida were minimal and the City of Slidell fared well. Some power failures occurred last night but were quickly restored.

Livingston Parish Residents Prepare for Possible Flooding

Tyler Gamble Reports from southern Livingston Parish.

Ida Downgraded to Tropical Depression

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Ida has weakened to a tropical depression and is heading east toward the Florida Panhandle with winds near 35 mph (55 kph). Ida was a tropical storm with winds near 45 mph (75 kph) when it came ashore ne

LA Health Department Warns of Flooding Dangers

Baton Rouge - The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals advises people to avoid contact with floodwaters following Tropical Storm Ida.

Ascension Parish Monitoring T.S. Ida

GONZALES – Officials from Ascension Parish government and the Ascension Parish School Board are monitoring Tropical Storm Ida as it approaches the north-central Gulf Coast on Monday. Parish President Tommy Martinez concluded at an 8 a.m.

LINK: Slidell Mayor Addresses Ida Concerns

Here's a link to the latest information from the Mayor of Slidell. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJC8ZEFKr2o

Lady Tigers Looking Good

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU enters the 2009-10 season as the highest ranked team in the Southeastern Conference at No.

State Offices in New Orleans Closed

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana officials are keeping state government offices closed in the New Orleans area. State offices in New Orleans, Grand Isle and in Lafourche, Plaquemines and St.

City of Slidell Prepares for Ida

As of 7:30 am morning, Hurricane Ida is predicted to slip slightly west, possibly making landfall in Mobile, Alabama. Once ashore, the storm is expected to take a turn to the east and quickly downgrade to a tropical depression.