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Tropical Storm Beta continues to move slowly in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Beta is in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, and will bring a flooding threat to Texas.Max winds for Beta are 60 mph and its movement is to the north-northeast at 2 mph.A slow westward to northwestward movement is forecast to begin Sunday and continue through late Monday.It will approach the Texas coast Monday…MORE

Biden proposes 401(k) changes to give low-income savers bigger tax benefits

Biden proposes 401(k) changes to give low-income savers bigger tax benefits

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a plan to change 401(k) retirement savings accounts to give low-income earners a bigger tax break up front. The plan, which calls for changing the way 401(k) accounts are treated in the tax code in order to encourage low earners to save more, would likely mean higher earners would…MORE

Gareth Bale looks for a fresh start at as golden stay in Madrid  turns sour

Gareth Bale looks for a fresh start at as golden stay in Madrid turns sour

Since Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid for a then world record fee in 2013, only Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have scored more goals for Los Blancos. By every tangible metric, the Welshman’s stay in the Spanish capital was a success; four Champions Leagues, two La Liga titles and one Copa del Rey, as well…MORE

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A preliminary 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the Southern California area late Friday night. It hit at 11:39 p.m. local time two miles west of El Monte and 10 miles from Los Angeles, the US Geological Survey reported. The earthquake shook buildings and rattled windows, and was felt in San Diego, Valencia and the San Fernando Valley…MORE

One killed, two arrested in New Orleans shooting were Lake Charles residents

A homicide investigation is underway after one person was shot and killed Tuesday near the French Quarter, according to the New Orleans Police Department. The shooting happened near the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and Canal Street. At about 12:32 p.m., NOPD officers and Louisiana State Police on active patrol in the area responded to…MORE

All evacuation orders lifted in Plaquemines Parish Wednesday

Plaquemines Parish officials lifted all evacuation orders in place throughout the area on Wednesday morning.While the West Bank’s order was lifted Tuesday, officials said the East Bank was still under an order due to water on HWY 39 in the Carlisle area, along with the closure of the HWY 39 Flood Gate. Throughout the week…MORE

Coronavirus in Louisiana: The latest numbers and how to keep your family safe

Here you can get the latest information on the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Louisiana and resources to be prepared and keep your family safe.According to the Center for Disease Control, COVID-19 is a new disease and there is limited information regarding risk factors for severe disease. Based on currently available information and clinical expertise, older…MORE

Sally spares Mississippi Gulf Coast as new tropical threat likely to develop

People along the Mississippi Gulf Coast Wednesday were relieved Hurricane Sally spared their communities from devastating flooding that was forecast earlier in the week. “We’re very thankful today,” said Biloxi Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich. “We’re also thoughtful for our neighbors in Mobile and Pensacola, and the Florida panhandle. We dodged a bullet, but we know…MORE

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