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Important Messages Will Be Sent to Cell Phones

A warning about national security or severe weather is just a text message away. A National Emergency Notification System was unveiled yesterday.

Decision Made to Open Morganza Spillway

UPDATED -- The Morganza Spillway will open as soon as Saturday. The decision was made hours after the Army Corps of Engineers partially opened the Bonnet Carre Spillway just north of New Orleans.

Fishermen Have Rising Concerns

Since the Bonnet Caree Spillway has been opened a massive amount of water will get pushed into the Pontchartrain basin. There are concerns the rush of fresh water could do a number on the environment and fisheries there.

Some Residents Prepare For the Worst

People are moving to higher ground and doing it all with one attitude. "Prepare for the worst and hope for the best."

Fuel Tank Problems With Older Ford F-150 Models

The Feds are expanding an investigation into a fuel tank problem that could affect millions of older ford F-150 pickup trucks. About 3 million Ford F-150 model years 1997 through 2001 are being investigated.

Gas Prices May Actually Decrease Soon

Drivers may soon get some relief at the pump. Analysts said gas prices may have peaked after spiking $0.91 a gallon since January. Currently the national average is $3.98 a gallon.

Huge Steps Taken to Brace for Severe Flooding

Help is on the way.  The state's request for federal money has been approved. If anyone lives along the Atchafalaya or Mississippi rivers they will need to make plans now to evacuate.

Two Have Been Rescued; One Still Missing

The man who went missing over last weekend still has not been found.

Bin Laden is dead; Taliban vows to avenge his death

UPDATED -- Al Qaeda confirmed the death of their leader Friday. The terrorist group posted an internet message that Osama Bin Laden was indeed killed by US Navy Seals.

Security On Subways Increases

Officials are beefing up security on subways after new information shows Al Qaeda was planning to attack America's Rail System.