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NCAA College Football – Week 13 Recap

As college football’s regular season nears its end, the postseason picture is starting to take shape. Barring a major shakeup in the polls, Alabama punched its ticket to the national title game. The only thing that remains to be seen is if they’ll have another shot at top-ranked LSU. Next week’s conference championship games could shake up the BCS, while the Bedlam rivalry between Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will determine the Big 12 title and a spot in the Fiesta Bowl. Here are all the highlights from this week in the AP Top 25.

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2011 NCAA College Football – Week 13 Preview

For many schools across the country, this is rivalry week: the game that determines bragging rights and, in many cases, a coach’s future employment. But after last week’s chaotic BCS shakeup, a slew of one-loss teams are suddenly back in the national title mix, anxiously hoping for some SEC upsets to give them a shot. Combine that intrigue with a slew of heated rivalries and teams jockeying for conference championships and bowl positions, and it should be another exciting week in college football. Here are all the highlights from this week in the AP Top 25.

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Tropical Storm Lee Finally Moving On, Fall Moving In?

As you wake up this Labor Day morning, be grateful if you have the day off. A day like today with gusty winds and spitting rain would make it very difficult to get from the car to the office with your wardrobe intact. Tropical Storm Lee , now classified as a tropical depression,is now on its way out of Acadiana.

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Hurricane Irene Aftermath — At Least 44 Dead and Millions Without Power [VIDEO]

Cleanup efforts have begun in communities that were devastated by Hurricane Irene over the weekend. Although trucks and supplies from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are en route, access to some areas has been cut off by floodwaters that washed out or damaged roads and bridges.

“Irene was gonna land somewhere. We’re not Manhattan, our small streams quickly became big rivers,” Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin told The Brattleboro (Vt.) Reformer. “We’ve lost churches, homes and historic bridges. But we will rebuild.”

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More Tropical Trouble? Tropical Depression 12 Forms In Atlantic

 

Photo by NASA via Getty Images We spent the weekend watching Hurricane Irene move up the East Coast of the United States. The good news, Irene wasn't as bad as it could have been. So here on this 6 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall in Louisiana what is mother nature cooking up in the tropics for us now? Introducing Tropical Depression 12, the latest tropical entity in the Atlantic basin. The current tropical models suggest that TD 12 will in fact get stronger and become a named storm. When that happens it will be called Katia. So where might this storm be headed?

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Tropical Storm Emily Could Be Trouble For The U.S.

It's August and that means two things, back to school and the tropics are heating up with tropical storms and hurricanes. The season in 2011 has been quiet enough, but I think we are about to see  Rob Perrillo's tail start wagging as we get into the meat of the hurricane season. Just yesterday the Hurricane Center in Miami upgraded an area of disturbed weather located just east of Martinique to tropical storm status. The cyclone will be called Emily, now where is Emily going to go?

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Hurricane Season: What The New Forecast Means To You

It's that time of year again, we've had our Memorial Day fun and now we look down the barrel of Mother Natures biggest cannon, the hurricane. The official beginning of the tropical season is June 1, however Mother Nature very seldom checks the calendar to see if it's okay to start. The forecast group out of Colorado State University is one of the most respected in the country, here is what they say for this years tropical outlook.

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I-49 Toll Proposed

There is no doubt about it roads bring jobs and jobs bring people and people pay taxes and that's how regions grow. Here in Acadiana one of our biggest opportunities for growth is the further development of Interstate 49. This would extend America's Energy Corridor from the deep water of the Gulf of Mexico to the heartland of America.It would also help in evacuations during hurricane season. Are you willing to pay now for a pay off later?

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