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60k LA residents apply for FEMA aid, 40k homes damaged

More than 60,000 Louisiana residents have already registered for disaster aid from FEMA in 20 parishes declared a major disaster. On KSLA News 12 at 10, we'll take a look at some of the worst hit areas in the state's history.

Neighbors in a Bossier City neighborhood are one step closer to having their drainage issues taken care of after the city council voted to set aside money for the improvements. We'll have the details at 10.

Plus, scattered rain is expected to last until next week causing heavy downpours at times and possibly some localized flooding. StormTracker 12 Chief Meteorologist Jeff Castle will have a look at your forecast at 10.

Coverage You Can Count On starts with KSLA News 12 at 10. See you then!

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    Tuesday, May 23 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-05-23 23:26:19 GMT

    A deadly virus is threatening the crawfish industry in Southwest Louisiana. It's called white spot syndrome virus and it was first discovered in Thailand, but somehow it made its way to ponds in South Louisiana and specialists are struggling to find the funds to research a solution.  “The catch was increasing and increasing and then it dropped 70% and that's when you saw the dead crawfish floating in the water,” said a crawfish farmer of 34 years, Ian Garbarino. He...

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    A deadly virus is threatening the crawfish industry in Southwest Louisiana. It's called white spot syndrome virus and it was first discovered in Thailand, but somehow it made its way to ponds in South Louisiana and specialists are struggling to find the funds to research a solution.  “The catch was increasing and increasing and then it dropped 70% and that's when you saw the dead crawfish floating in the water,” said a crawfish farmer of 34 years, Ian Garbarino. He...

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