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Satellite photo of Hurricane Rita in 2005
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Peak Of Hurricane Season Is Saturday

The top of the tropical mountain will come over the weekend. Here's what the state's weatherman is thinking for the remainder of the hurricane season.

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Cameron Parish Still Feeling The Effects Of Rita 10 Years Later

Cameron Parish continues to rebuild ten years after the devastation of Hurricane Rita.

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Potential Tropical Trouble For The Gulf Of Mexico

Forecasters are watching tropical models for a potential trouble spot in the Gulf of Mexico by early next week.

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Remembering Hurricane Rita [Video]

Rita came ashore very near the Louisiana Texas line 10 years ago but her effects reached far beyond the point of landfall. What is your memory of Rita?

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Mobile Pet Shelter Ready For State’s Next Natural Disaster

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry has a new mobile pet shelter ready for use in times of natural disaster.

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$1.5 Billion In Louisiana Storm Recovery Aid Remains Unspent

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has yet to spend $1.5 billion of federal disaster recovery aid provided by Congress after hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike ravaged the state in 2005 and 2008.

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House in the Ninth Ward damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
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$1.5B In La. Storm Recovery Aid Remains Unspent

Louisiana has yet to spend $1.5 billion of federal disaster recovery aid provided by Congress after hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike ravaged the state in 2005 and 2008.

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FEMA Awards $1.4M Grant To Cameron Parish

U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu's office says the grants are being given through The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Hazard Mitigation and Public Assistance programs.

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Residents Attempt to Flee Hurricane Rita
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Citizens Settles Remaining Hurricane Rita & Katrina Claims

Chief Financial Officer Steve Cottrell says Citizens has budgeted $40 million to handle any claims resulting from the settlement.

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Recovery From Rita Continues As Seventh Anniversary Approaches

More than 1.3 billion dollars has been spent on the recovery efforts from Hurricane Rita.

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More Federal Hurricane Recovery Money Coming To Louisiana

More money is coming to help Louisiana communities still recovering from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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Landrieu Calls For N.O. Schools To Serve As Model For Natl. Ed. Reform

WASHINGTON

– United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., said today the transformation of New Orleans public schools following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita should serve as a national model for education reform. 

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