Louisiana

State in the southern United States

Louisiana is a state in the Deep South region of the South Central United States. It is the 19th-smallest by area and the 25th most populous of the 50 U.S. states. Louisiana is bordered by the state of Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. A large part of its eastern boundary is demarcated by the Mississippi River. Louisiana is the only U.S. state with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are equivalent to counties. The state's capital is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans.

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A train derailed in Texas near the Louisiana border. 4 cars leaked a "petroleum product" and one leaked a "corrosive product."
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Coastal Louisiana residents facing power outages, gas shortage and high water after Hurricane Zeta lashed the state. (Oct. 29)
 
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Zeta made landfall in Louisiana as a hurricane but has since been downgraded to a tropical storm.
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Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, areas already beat up from tropical systems, were hit hard again by Hurricane Zeta.
 
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See damage caused by Hurricane Zeta across Louisiana and New Orleans after it made landfall on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020.
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It was the fifth named storm to hit Louisiana during a busy and brutal hurricane season. Hundreds of thousands of residents in Louisiana and Mississippi were..
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It hit land as a strong Category 2 hurricane but quickly lost punch and was downgraded to a tropical storm after speeding through Mississippi into Alabama.
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Floodwaters from Hurricane Zeta engulfed the parking garage of a hotel-casino in Biloxi, Mississippi on Wednesday, as Hurricane Zeta moved through the low-lying..
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Hurricane Zeta has begun to batter Mississippi's Gulf Coast with a dangerous storm surge, high winds and heavy rain. (Oct. 28)
 
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Hurricane Zeta slammed into U.S. coastline on Wednesday, packing dangerous 110 mph winds. CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli joins..
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Louisiana Republican Senator Bill Cassidy is facing 14 challengers in the race for his seat. His top challenger is Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins, a Democrat..
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Hurricane Zeta hammered the Gulf Coast of Louisiana with devastating winds over 100 mph. Danya Bacchus has the latest on the Category 2 storm.
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Hurricane Zeta was speeding toward storm-weary Louisiana with top winds of 155 km/h, strengthening to a Category 2 hurricane as it approached the coast. New..
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Residents of coastal Louisiana made final preparations as Hurricane Zeta nears. (Oct. 28)
 
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Zeta is expected to slam New Orleans with a direct hit on Wednesday. The Category 2 storm is gaining strength as it moves north in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Hurriane Zeta re-strengthened Wednesday morning on its way to making landfall in Louisiana. And on the West Coast, uncontained wildfires are forcing evacuations..
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Hurricane Zeta was speeding toward storm-weary Louisiana with landfall expected Wednesday afternoon just south of New Orleans.
 
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The storm, which was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane, is expected to make landfall on Wednesday afternoon. Preparations across the state have already begun.
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A life-threatening storm surge, strong winds and possibly even tornadoes expected.
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Residents of the storm-pummeled Gulf Coast steeled themselves on Tuesday for yet another tropical weather strike as Tropical Storm Zeta took aim at southeast..
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Zeta is gathering strength as it heads northward towards Louisiana, which has been hit four times already this hurricane season by major storms. Meanwhile, Texas..
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Here's the latest for Tuesday October 27th: Trump campaigns in three states; Tropical storm Zeta takes aim at Louisiana; Rome protesters hit with water cannons;..
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Hurricane warnings are in effect in Louisiana and Mississippi as the Gulf Coast braces for another storm to make landfall. Zeta hit in Mexico near the resort..
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Louisiana residents still evacuated from Hurricane Laura two months ago brace for Hurricane Zeta. (Oct. 27)
 
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NBA legend and Basketball Hall of Fame member Shaquille O’Neal has once again been tapped as a special law enforcement officer in the state of Louisiana....
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"Our community has lost so much. But, we are committed to finding the silver lining," said DeRidder, Louisiana, Mayor Misty Clanton.
 
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