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Hurricane Preparedness

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Rolling Stones set to perform at Superdome after postponing show during Barry

The Rolling Stones are set to rock the Superdome Monday night after initially postponing their show because of Tropical Storm Barry. The announcement was made Friday morning on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Twitter account. “New Orleans we’re going to be caught in a crossfire hurricane but we’re staying to play the show on Monday night, so…More

Shake Shack coming to Metairie

Shake Shack is opening another location in the New Orleans area. Shake Shack announced it will be opening a location in Metairie. The burger joint will be located at 3501 Veterans Memorial Boulevard just off North Causeway Boulevard on the corner of Severn Avenue. This will be the third location in the New Orleans area.…More

5,000 remain without power in Terrebonne Parish

Around 5,000 people are without power after Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, moved through Southwest, Louisiana, over the weekend. Entergy Crews are in Terrebonne Parish restoring power in affected areas. Check Entergy’s outage map for updates on power restoration efforts. READ MORE:5,000 remain without power in Terrebonne Parish CHECK OUT WDSU:Get all the…More

Insurance claims could skyrocket after rain event in New Orleans

Barry didn’t leave any damage in New Orleans.But one day prior to the storm forming in the Gulf of Mexico — the city dealt with an almost unprecedented rainstorm.Places that have never flooded took on water.Now, experts predict that the numberof local businesses filing insurance claims could exceed the number of claims following the August…More

Blood Center urges residents to donate after Barry impacted collection

Blood donors are needed after Barry halted blood collections over the last week. Flooding throughout New Orleans Wednesday hampered blood collections across the community and evacuations caused rescheduling of blood drives Friday. The Blood Center canceled all blood collections Saturday and Sunday, leaving a significantly depleted inventory of blood and blood components available for area…More

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