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  • Hubig's pies maker plans to open new N.O. bakery

    May 29, 2013 2:48 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The company that makes the popular Hubig's snack pies plans to open a new bakery in New Orleans to replace one demolished by a fire last year. Members of the City Planning Commission voted Tuesday to approve Simon Hubig Pie Co.'s plan to open a bakery in... more »
  • Czechs help to rebuild West, Texas after blast

    April 24, 2013 8:01 PM

    PRAGUE- To honor thousands of Czechs who settled in Texas more than a hundred years ago, the Czech Republic will donate about $200,000 to help rebuild the town of West, Texas after a fertilizer plant explosion nearly leveled the town. The government says a significant number of people in the... more »
  • NY governor to seek $30B in superstorm federal aid

    November 12, 2012 10:37 AM

    ALBANY, N.Y. - An administration official says Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to request at least $30 billion in federal disaster aid to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy. The official wasn't authorized to speak publicly because the details haven't been finalized. The official confirms that the administration will use the money to... more »
  • "Rebuild Rosie Project" makes progress check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 13, 2012 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A family is finally getting a roof over their head after a News 2 story brought in thousands of dollars in cash and donations to rebuild her home. Rosie Antoine lost her home earlier this summer and planned to move into her son's old house. That home... more »
  • New downtown library plan stays in place

    October 4, 2011 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Metro Council voted Wednesday night to leave the rebuild plans for the River Center Branch Library in place. It took two hours to come to the 8-2 decision. The council was revisiting the issue following a summer where attitudes about the new... more »
  • Council to consider bid for estimated $37 million Goodwood Library rebuild

    August 19, 2011 10:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Next week, the Metro Council considers bids for a new Main library. But some ask why it hasn't caught as much attention as the new Downtown library, even though it's twice the price. Controversy still swirls around the $19 million downtown Baton Rouge library. The debate... more »
  • Debate continues over new downtown library

    November 15, 2010 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Rebuild, or remodel? That's what Metro Council members will be considering for the downtown Baton Rouge library as part of ongoing budget talks. The council will consider the mayor's plan to tear down and rebuild the library. Money for the work was already approved by voters... more »
  • Signs of a mixed recovery along hurricane highway

    August 25, 2010 6:21 AM

    U.S. 90 is littered with reminders of Hurricane Katrina, but plenty of signs of progress can be spotted along the coastal highway five years after the storm. Many residents along the road from New Orleans to Biloxi, Miss., are mere bystanders to the region's slow but steady recovery from the... more »
  • Storm victims in Tallulah ready to rebuild

    April 25, 2010 12:59 PM

    A tornado smashed some houses north of Tallulah to sticks and bricks, and tore walls or roofs from others. But residents say they're ready to rebuild, as soon as the insurance adjusters sign off. Minutes after the tornado wiped out a dozen houses and did major damage to many more,... more »
  • Katrina-damaged library to be demolished, rebuilt

    March 10, 2010 4:59 AM

    New Orleans' Algiers Regional Library will be torn down and rebuilt. The mayor's office says a $7.3 million new library is among five to be built at a total cost of more than $27 million. The others are the Robert E. Smith Library on Canal Boulevard; New Orleans East Regional... more »

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