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Tulane Study Indicates Link Between Hurricanes And Heart Attacks

Almost ten years after the storm, researchers are finding ways that hurricanes like Katrina have impacted our state. This new data could help save lives in the post recovery phase of a land falling hurricane.

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Resurrecting Jazzland – Plans Are In The Works

What is now a ghost town could once again become a thriving theme park in the New Orleans area. Could Jazzland be on its way back in New Orleans?

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Could Hurricanes Become Louisiana’s Next Major Energy Source?

What if you could harness the energy of a hurricane and reduce its destructive capabilities at the same time? One researcher believes the technology is already available.

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$1.5 Billion In Louisiana Storm Recovery Aid Remains Unspent

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has yet to spend $1.5 billion of federal disaster recovery aid provided by Congress after hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike ravaged the state in 2005 and 2008.

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Ex-cop Acquitted In 2005 Katrina Shooting

 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lingering memories from Hurricane Katrina were evident in New Orleans as residents considered the acquittal of ex-cop David Warren.

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Citizens Settles Remaining Hurricane Rita & Katrina Claims

Chief Financial Officer Steve Cottrell says Citizens has budgeted $40 million to handle any claims resulting from the settlement.

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Katrina 8 Years Later [Opinion]

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is thriving, parts of New Orleans are a ghost town and may never be neighborhoods again. What's the difference? Is it too many waiting on a hand out or too many hands reaching into the recovery funds for personal gain?

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Tropical Depression Forming In Gulf Of Mexico?

We all remember Katrina and most of us remember Andrew too. There have been other August storms that have affected our lives too. Could there be another one brewing in the Gulf of Mexico this morning?

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Ray Nagin Indicted On Corruption Charges

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted Friday on charges that he used his office for personal gain, accepting payoffs, free trips and gratuities from contractors while the city was struggling to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina

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Remembering Hurricane Rita [Video]

Rita came ashore very near the Louisiana Texas line but her effects reached far beyond the point of landfall. In coastal parishes of Acadiana storm surge washed over cities, towns, farms and highways. Entire coastal cities where houses and camps one stood had been reduced to foundations and frames.

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