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  • YOUR TURN: Dump Truck Hero

    YOUR TURN: Dump Truck Hero

    Friday, September 2 2016 9:52 AM EDT2016-09-02 13:52:07 GMT

    Darryles Simmons used his dump truck to evacuate many flooded families in his neighborhood until the truck itself flooded. Tammy Coleman is one of the many who Simmons helped.

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    Darryles Simmons used his dump truck to evacuate many flooded families in his neighborhood until the truck itself flooded. Tammy Coleman is one of the many who Simmons helped.

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  • YOUR TURN: 'Cajun Navy' Legislation

    YOUR TURN: 'Cajun Navy' Legislation

    Friday, August 26 2016 10:52 AM EDT2016-08-26 14:52:52 GMT

    Laura Lavergne and many other people revolted at the idea proposed by a Louisiana lawmaker who wanted to pass legislation concerning the "Cajun Navy" that helped so many people during the flood.

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    Laura Lavergne and many other people revolted at the idea proposed by a Louisiana lawmaker who wanted to pass legislation concerning the "Cajun Navy" that helped so many people during the flood.

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  • OUR TURN: Raising Hope Telethon

    OUR TURN: Raising Hope Telethon

    Tuesday, August 23 2016 11:55 AM EDT2016-08-23 15:55:52 GMT

    Two of the charities we look to as bedrock institutions to help lift us up in times of crisis were themselves washed out in the flooding - the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and the Salvation Army.

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    Two of the charities we look to as bedrock institutions to help lift us up in times of crisis were themselves washed out in the flooding - the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and the Salvation Army.

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  • YOUR TURN: National media coverage of the area floods

    YOUR TURN: National media coverage of the area floods

    Friday, August 19 2016 11:46 AM EDT2016-08-19 15:46:11 GMT

    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Jeremy Cronan. Cronan is one of many people who believe the national news media has ignored the historic flooding that has harmed thousands families in our area.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Jeremy Cronan. Cronan is one of many people who believe the national news media has ignored the historic flooding that has harmed thousands families in our area.

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  • YOUR TURN: Town Hall

    YOUR TURN: Town Hall

    Friday, August 5 2016 8:12 AM EDT2016-08-05 12:12:20 GMT

    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Pam Strickland. She and hundreds of other people sent in comments this week in response to our town hall meeting, "Where Do We Go From Here?"

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Pam Strickland. She and hundreds of other people sent in comments this week in response to our town hall meeting, "Where Do We Go From Here?"

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