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Medicaid can be cut from Planned Parenthood in Texas, Louisiana, 5th Circuit rules

Added: 24.11.2020 12:04 | 13 views | 0 comments

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Texas and Louisiana can cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics, reversing an earlier appellate ruling that blocked Texas from enforcing its ban. 

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

Added: 22.11.2020 14:43 | 27 views | 0 comments

Hurricanes Laura and Delta dealt a double blow to Louisiana just six weeks apart

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Man convicted in death of Saints defensive end Will Smith could get new trial

Added: 19.11.2020 16:01 | 9 views | 0 comments

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling may allow the man convicted in the 2016 death of New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith to have a new trial, the Louisiana attorney general’s office said Wednesday.

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Louisiana pastor seeks emergency relief from criminal charges after defying ban on large gatherings

Added: 19.11.2020 4:20 | 5 views | 0 comments

Louisiana Pastor Tony Spell filed an emergency order with the Supreme Court Wednesday, seeking relief from criminal charges brought against him for holding large church services that violated Gov. John Bel Edward's orders. 

From: Hurricane Laura: storm to bring 'unsurvivable surge' of destruction to US Gulf coast

Added: 26.08.2020 17:21 | 15 views | 0 comments

Half a million people have been ordered to evacuate as storm is predicted to reach Texas and Louisiana as a category 4 hurricane Wednesday evening
Hurricane Laura is expected to bring an “unsurvivable storm surge with large and destructive waves” to parts of the US Gulf coast late Wednesday or early Thursday, officials warned, as half a million people were ordered to evacuate.
The storm was roaring across the ocean on Wednesday afternoon and is predicted to hit Texas and Louisiana on Wednesday evening, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Laura was on the verge of becoming a category 4 storm, NHC said, with winds that could exceed 110mph.

Unsurvivable storm surge with large and destructive waves will cause catastrophic damage from Sea Rim State Park, Texas, to Intracoastal City, Louisiana, including Calcasieu and Sabine Lakes. This surge could penetrate up to 30 miles inland from the immediate coastline.

From: https: Laura strengthens into a hurricane and expected to slam Texas and Louisiana

Added: 25.08.2020 19:14 | 16 views | 0 comments

Major storm heads to US after killing two dozen on the island of Hispaniola, 20 in Haiti and three in the Dominican Republic
Hundreds of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate the Gulf coast on Tuesday, as Laura strengthened into a hurricane that forecasters said could slam into Texas and Louisiana as a major storm with ferocious winds and deadly flooding.
Laura passed Cuba after killing nearly two dozen on the island of Hispaniola, 20 in Haiti and three in the Dominican Republic, where it knocked out power and caused intense flooding.

From: https: Tropical Storm Marco heads to Louisiana as Tropical Storm Laura approaches Cuba

Added: 24.08.2020 14:41 | 13 views | 0 comments

Both storms are expected to reach the same stretch of US coast, today and then later in the week
As two powerful storms menaced the US Gulf Coast on Monday, forecasters feared Marco would drive sea water to shore and unleash torrential rains just two days before Laura lashes the same region with potentially more powerful storm surge and winds.

From: https: Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura bear down on Louisiana

Added: 23.08.2020 20:18 | 13 views | 0 comments

  • State could see first simultaneous hurricanes on record
  • Dominican Republic and Haiti suffer severe flooding

Residents in low-lying coastal areas of Louisiana and Cuba were evacuating on Sunday, while roads turned to rivers in Haiti’s capital city, as twin hurricanes threatened the Caribbean and US Gulf Coast.

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Sex workers say “trafficking” crackdown is backdoor to gentrifying New Orleans

Added: 04.06.2018 9:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Louisiana state and city officials and lawmakers have tried to make strip clubs synonymous with sex trafficking

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