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Harvey evacuees get fired after finding shelter in Dallas

Harvey evacuees get fired after finding shelter in Dallas

Evacuees who found shelter — and then jobs — in Dallas after fleeing Hurricane Harvey are again looking for work after getting fired this week. “Can you believe they fired me? They fired everybody. Two days on the job,” Gerwayne Williams, 29, said, wiping tears off his cheeks. The Beaumont native thought he’d hit a stroke of(…)

Texas governor says that the rebuilding of Houston will be a ‘multi-year project’

Texas governor says that the rebuilding of Houston will be a ‘multi-year project’

Houston’s recovery from Hurricane Harvey flooding will be a “multi-year project”, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said. “This is going to be a massive, massive clean-up process,” he told the ABC News programme Good Morning America. President Donald Trump is to propose an initial $5.9bn (£4.56bn) for recovery efforts, but the Texas authorities say the(…)

School and business closures , cancellations due to weather

School and business closures , cancellations due to weather

East Baton Rouge Parish Schools      Closed Tomorrow Ascension Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Assumption Parish Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Iberville Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow; All Iberville Parish Schools and offices will be closed tomorrow. Lafourche Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Nicholls State University Closed Today(…)

The MAN-UP AWARDS are coming to Baton Rouge

The MAN-UP AWARDS are coming to Baton Rouge

The VOICE Speaks Volume would like to shine a light on Baton Rouge’s own, Daniel Banguel. Daniel is “without a shadow of doubt” the epitome of ‘My Brother’s Keeper’. “Daniel is one of the most selfless men I have encountered and I’m thrilled to be presenting him with a “MAN-UP” Award during the upcoming The(…)

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