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Livingston Officials Expect 75 Percent Restitution After Hurricane Isaac
LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) — Livingston Parish officials are still putting together bills for their costs from Hurricane Isaac but say they only expect to be reimbursed for about 75 percent. Parish President Layton Ricks tells The Advocate getting 75 percent rather than 90 percent in federal assistance could cause further financial problems for a parish government that already is struggling financially.
Central Schools Approve Isaac Makeup Plan
CENTRAL, La. (AP) — The school days for most Central students will be extended by several minutes, and other adjustments are planned to make up for the four days of school lost when Hurricane Isaac blew through Louisiana in late August. The Advocate reports the Central Community School Board on Monday agreed on how to make up the 1,500 minutes of lost instruction due to the hurricane...
11,000 In St. John Seek FEMA Help After Isaac
LAPLACE, La. (AP) — About 11,000 St. John the Baptist Parish residents have asked FEMA to inspect their homes for flood damage from Hurricane Isaac. Michael Byrne, a manager with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said Monday $13 million has been approved for residents affected by the flood as part of $45 million in aid approved statewide...
Ranchers Cope With Herd Losses From Isaac’s Floods
CITRUS LANDS, La. (AP) — In August, ranchlands spreading across the boot of Louisiana were dotted with hundreds of cows and calves grazing on a smorgasbord of marsh grasses. But Hurricane Isaac took all that away, turning some of the best grazing land in Louisiana's low country into miles of brackish and foul-smelling floodwaters...

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