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KRVS Local
2:39 pm
Fri September 23, 2005

LAFAYETTE RESIDENTS STOCK UP FOR RITA

Lafayette, LA – Many businesses in Lafayette are closing this afternoon if they haven't already. As KRVS reporter Beth Fertig found earlier today, residents were shopping as long as they could.

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KRVS Local
2:38 pm
Fri September 23, 2005

Durel & Gen. Honore Press Conference

Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel with Army Lt. General Russel Honore at the press conference held earlier today at Lafayette City Hall
Beth Fertig

Lafayette, LA – Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel with Army Lt. General Russel Honore at the press conference held earlier today at Lafayette City Hall

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KRVS Local
3:40 pm
Thu September 22, 2005

Evacuation orders for Southwestern Louisiana

Sept. 22, 2005 – A Hurricane Warning is in effect from Morgan City, Louisiana to Port O'Conner, Texas. Tropical Storm Warnings remain in effect for the areas south of Port O'Conner to Port Mansfield, Texas. A Tropical Storm warning also remains in effect for the southeastern coast of Louisiana from Morgan City to the mouth of the Mississippi River.

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KRVS Local
2:42 pm
Thu September 22, 2005

Hurricane Advisory #21

September 22, 2005 – HURRICANE RITA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER 21
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL182005
2100Z THU SEP 22 2005

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM PORT O'CONNOR TEXAS TO MORGAN
CITY LOUISIANA. A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO
COMPLETION.

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KRVS Local
2:43 pm
Wed September 21, 2005

Church Turns Away Evacuees

Sept. 21, 2005 – It's been over three weeks since about fourty-thousand evacuees fleeing Hurricane Katrina settled into Lafayette parish. Most are staying with friends and family, and some have moved into their own houses. Fewer than a thousand are now in the Cajundome. But many more are staying in about sixty private shelters. Duson Baptist Church is one shelter that's decided it's time to close.

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