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Last Holdouts Flee As Water Nears Louisiana Town

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 07.21.2011 | Green

BUTTE LAROSE, La. -- The final wave of holdouts has mostly packed up and left this Louisiana town as water from the swollen Atchafalaya River has inch...

Saki Knafo

Cajun Country Prepares For The Mississippi Flood

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green

"They say the water is coming," Jim Delahoussaye wrote on his blog early this week. "They have exploded the levees in Missouri to save Cairo from drow...

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Acres In Louisiana At Risk Of Flooding

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green

BUTTE LAROSE, La. — In the latest agonizing decision along the swollen Mississippi River, federal engineers are close to opening a massive spill...