Louisiana

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Republicans who let Trump ‘bully’ party will seal midterms defeat, GOP senator says
Relitigating 2020 will not fuel a win in 2024, says Bill Cassidy, who voted to impeach Trump over Capitol attack

Richard Luscombe

19, Sep, 2021 @6:07 PM

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Authorities catch 500lb alligator believed to have eaten Louisiana man
12ft-long alligator captured with what appeared to be human remains in his stomach, after a 71-year-old man went missing

Alexandra Villarreal and agencies

15, Sep, 2021 @2:37 PM

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‘Ida is not the end’: Indigenous residents face the future on Louisiana’s coast – photo essay
Communities in Pointe-aux-Chenes and Isle de Jean Charles grapple with question of whether to rebuild or retreat

Oliver Laughland with photos by Bryan Tarnowski in Pointe-aux-Chenes and Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana

12, Sep, 2021 @5:19 AM

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He ‘put everything’ into his Louisiana home. Hurricane Ida destroyed it in one day
Robert Taylor built his home in stages, using paychecks from three jobs – now almost the entire second floor has been destroyed and the lower floor is encased by mould

Oliver Laughland in Reserve, Lousiana

09, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Death toll from Hurricane Ida rises to 26 as Tropical Storm Mindy forms in gulf
The additional deaths came from New Orleans as the area continues to grapple with power outages from the storm

Guardian staff and agency

08, Sep, 2021 @11:06 PM

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Military doctors shore up exhausted health teams in US south amid Covid surge
Low vaccination rates fueling crisis as four pregnant women die in a Mississippi hospital and Kentucky governor calls situation ‘dire’

Maya Yang and agencies

07, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Biden to visit New York and New Jersey reeling from deadly storms
Bipartisan voices vow to upgrade aging US infrastructure network that is deteriorating even as storms are strengthening

Guardian staff and agencies

06, Sep, 2021 @5:16 PM

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‘I don’t have a choice’: Hurricane Ida leaves devastated Louisiana communities struggling with new reality
A week after the storm hit, thousands of residents face a continuing catastrophe amid faltering federal government assistance

Oliver Laughland in Mount Airy and Reserve, Louisiana

06, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Hurricane Ida: divers find broken pipeline in search for source of Gulf oil spill
Coast Guard says potential slicks spotted in Gulf of Mexico after the powerful storm wreaked havoc in the region last week

Staff and agencies

06, Sep, 2021 @12:57 AM

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Louisiana Shell refinery left spewing chemicals after Hurricane Ida
Power outages from the storm have left air quality tracking systems out of commission, making public health concern hard to gauge

Sara Sneath in Norco, Louisiana

04, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Biden signs order on declassification of FBI’s 9/11 documents – as it happened
Order requires the attorney general to release the declassified documents over the next six months – follow all the latest

Sam Levin and Lauren Aratani and Martin Pengelly

04, Sep, 2021 @12:03 AM

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‘You’re poisoning us’: Ida brings fresh hell for Cancer Alley residents already battling pollution
Hurricane hit heavily industrialized region hard shortly after it was revealed a nearby steel plant pumped sulphur gas in atmosphere for six years

Oliver Laughland in Romeville, Louisiana

03, Sep, 2021 @9:36 PM

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