6:30 LRN Newscast September 1

FEMA has activated its Blue Roof program in six of Louisiana’s hardest-hit parishes from Hurricane Laura. That’s Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis and Vernon Parishes. Governor Edwards says not every home is eligible as some properties suffered too much damage. He says if eligible, you’ll have to allow installation teams on your property…
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For more information call 1-888-766-3258.

Southwest Louisiana faces a difficult recovery process. If you would like to donate money to the cause, Louisiana Red Cross Capital Chapter Director Ed Bush says on the Red Cross website, there’s an option to make a donation specifically to Laura relief…
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The Department of Children and Family Services says Hurricane Laura evacuees in need of sheltering at a hotel need to visit the reception center at the Alexandria MegaShelter. Kevin Barnhart has the story.
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