2:30 LRN Newscast August 31

The lack of electricity remains the biggest obstacle for Louisiana residents trying to recover from Hurricane Laura. Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter says there’s no power at all in his city and it could take a month to restore…
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Beauregard Electric Co-op customers can also expect to be without power for at least four weeks. Kevin Barnhart has the story.
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The state reports 324-thousand Louisiana customers are without power.

There is some good news when it comes to power outages. SWEPCO says estimated times of restoration for north Louisiana has been moved up a full day. Most customers should have power restored in Bossier City and Haughton by 10 PM tonight and by 5:00 in Shreveport tomorrow. SWEPCO spokesperson Carey Sullivan says they have about 44-thousand customers without power in Louisiana…
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FEMA Region Six Administrator Tony Robinson says for homeowners who sustained damage, contact your insurance company and once you get your settlement documentation, upload that in the FEMA app or via the method provided to you when you registered for disaster aid…
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For more information contact 1-800-621-FEMA.