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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A program that's already seen success in East Baton Rouge Parish is expanding. The goal is to give high school students a head start in landing quality careers.
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LAPLACE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - An 18-mile levee to protect land near Lake Pontchartrain from storm surges could be finished by the 2023 hurricane season, an Army Corps of Engineers district commander said Monday.
The 18-mile, $760 million West Shore Lake Pontchartrain hurricane levee could be under construction by early 2021 and could be completed by mid-2023, in time for that year's hurricane season, the commander of the Army Corps of Engineers' New Orleans District office said Monday.
DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) -
On the two-year anniversary of the historic flood, the Livingston Parish School System is moving on to its final phase of flood recovery with the destruction of a school that couldn’t be repaired.
Officials said Monday that they are aiming to complete construction of a new federal levee system protecting LaPlace and surrounding areas by 2023, the first concrete timeline for a project originally conceived nearly 50 years ago.
ammie Angel and her husband scrambled to raise the furniture in their home and evacuate at 3 a.m. on Aug. 14, 2016.
ST. AMANT, LA (WAFB) -
Students in Ascension Parish head back to class one week from Wednesday. And it will be a homecoming for a lot of schools that are reopening after the August 2016 flooding.