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Tropical Storm Barry pelts Louisiana, millions brace for flooding

14 July 2019, 6:51 AM

Authorities warned of heavy rain and possible tornadoes throughout Saturday as major storm Barry buffeted Louisiana, though there were few indications of widespread flooding.

Barry upgraded to hurricane, residents scramble for final preps

13 July 2019, 7:27 PM

Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday (July 13), poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week. The National Hurricane Center, which said Barry had became a hurricane with maximum sustained winds […]

Storm Barry takes aim at Louisiana, could roar ashore as hurricane

13 July 2019, 1:36 PM

Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans…

Trump declares a state of emergency for Tropical Storm Barry

12 July 2019, 1:52 PM

United States President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans.

Dr John

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77

7 June 2019, 6:06 AM

Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who became one of the most venerated pianists in the New Orleans’ rich musical history died on Thursday at age 77.

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