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KNOE-TV Monroe, LA Raised $172,000 for Flood Relief

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 3/4/2016

Gray’s CBS affiliate KNOE-TV Monroe, LA provided extensive coverage for flood relief, after 24 inches of rain fell the week of March 7. Floods forced thousands of people to evacuate and closed schools, roads and bridges. The KNOE staff tirelessly covered the flooding. One news crew stayed on-air in wet clothes after their boat capsized. “We were completely submerged in flood water. In a matter of minutes, we went from covering the story to being a part of it,” said reporter Nicole Cross “But, I count it all joy – just a small price to pay to expose what the people here and in so many other parts of the ArkLaMiss are facing.”

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