Meg Farris / Eyewitness News
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METAIRIE, La. -- In Metairie the garden hose and a Slip 'n Slide is the only way a family is coping with a heat index of 101 degrees.
"Real hot, and I have cats in my house and they going crazy too," said Metairie resident and mother of four, Gina Short.
Across the street, a senior couple could not stand be to inside anymore. Their connection to the outside world is far from the information superhighway. The small transistor, bat