Independent voices from the TWT Communities
At least 13,000 homes in Louisiana were damaged by Hurricane Isaac, state emergency officials said Tuesday.
A federal judge has ruled that Florida college students cannot be charged higher out-of-state tuition simply because their parents may be in the U.S. illegally.
Christina Stephens, spokeswoman for the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said the figures are "very preliminary," based on an initial assessment of communities with flooding and wind damage.
The numbers could rise after the Federal Emergency Management Agency finishes its house-by-house inspections in the hardest-hit parishes, Ms. Stephens said.