Aggregated Louisiana News Articles
- Zeta leaves 6 dead and nearly 2 million without power
Hurricane Zeta pounded New Orleans with winds and water that splintered homes.
CBS News. Fri, 30 Oct 2020 07:45:11 -0400.
- Socialite Marguerite Littman dies aged 90
Louisiana-born socialite Marguerite Littman, founder of influential charity Aids Crisis Trust and friend to the stars and Princess Diana, died this month aged 90.
Daily Mail. Fri, 30 Oct 2020 11:05:25 +0000.
- US Election: 'Address climate change to get my vote'
Hurricane Zeta has hit Jean Lafitte in Louisiana, where climate change is a major election issue for residents.
BBC News. Fri, 30 Oct 2020 06:58:29 GMT.
- Dan Baum, Journalist, Author and Long-Form Tweeter, Dies at 64
He was a Twitter pioneer in writing at length, 140 characters at a time, about losing his job at The New Yorker. He wrote an admired book on New Orleans.
Katharine Q. Seelye. New York Times. Fri, 30 Oct 2020 03:47:22 +0000.
- Zeta batters Southeast after swamping Gulf Coast; 6 dead
Zeta sped across the Southeast on Thursday, leaving a trail of damage and more than 2.6 million homes and businesses without power in Atlanta and beyond after pounding New Orleans with winds and water.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 23:06:00 GMT.
- Hurricane Zeta: Widespread Damage Leaves 1 Million Without Power
Zeta was the fifth named storm to hit Louisiana during a busy and brutal hurricane season. Its strong winds caused widespread power outages in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas.
New York Times. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 22:31:49 +0000.
- Three Dead, Millions Without Power After Hurricane Zeta Hammers Southeastern U.S.
More than 32 million people, from Louisiana to North Carolina, are under tropical storm warnings.
By Tommy Beer, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 10:27:02 -0400.
- Hurricane Zeta weakened to a tropical storm hours after making landfall in Louisiana and killing at least 2 people
As of 5 a.m. EDT, Tropical Storm Zeta was in northeastern Alabama, approaching the Georgia border. It is expected to continue weakening on Thursday.
Yahoo. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 08:23:00 -0400.
- Zeta racing through Southeast with strong winds
It hit Louisiana as a strong Category 2 hurricane but quickly lost punch and was downgraded to a tropical storm after speeding through Mississippi and Alabama.
CBS News. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 08:10:25 -0400.
- The Latest: Nearly 2 million without power across the South
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Latest on Zeta (all times CDT): 5:45 a.m. Nearly 2 million customers were without power across several southern states before dawn Thursday as Tropical Storm Zeta races through the region. ...
The Associated Press. Washington Times. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 02:52:39 -0400.
- 1 dead in New Orleans after Hurricane Zeta makes landfall
Alabama and Mississippi also are bracing for storm surge and high winds.
ABC News. Wed, 28 Oct 2020 22:51:00 -0400.
- Live Updates: Hurricane Zeta battering Gulf Coast ; At least 1 dead
Hurricane Zeta continues to batter the Gulf Coast and produce life-threatening storm surge, as well as, strong winds over southeastern Louisiana and Mississippi.
Fox News. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 02:44:59 GMT.
- Hurricane Zeta making landfall in Louisiana
Hurricane Zeta slammed into storm-weary Louisiana on Wednesday with New Orleans squarely in its path, pelting homes and businesses with rain and howling winds.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 00:27:00 GMT.
- Hurricane Zeta hits Louisiana with flooding, power outages
Hurricane Zeta made landfall along the Louisiana coast as a Category 2 storm on Wednesday afternoon.
Ap. ABC News. Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:58:34 +0000.
Louisiana Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Louisiana as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||4,681,666||0.27|
|July 1, 2015||4,668,960||0.45|
|July 1, 2014||4,647,880||0.46|
|July 1, 2013||4,626,402||0.50|
|July 1, 2012||4,603,429||0.61|
|July 1, 2011||4,575,404||0.67|
|July 1, 2010||4,544,996|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Louisiana was 4,533,372.
In 2008, the estimated population of Louisiana was 4,410,796, whereas
in 2006, the population of Louisiana was about 4,243,634.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Louisiana's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Louisiana
web page. For maps of Louisiana,
visit this Louisiana Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Louisiana newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Lousiana
can be found here.
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