Hurricane Katrina

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School upkeep in hands of voters

The Orleans Parish School Board will ask voters to approve a plan for funding the long-term upkeep of the city’s new and renovated school buildings. A typically divided board voted 4-3 on Tuesday evening to put the question on the Dec. 6 ballot.The plan ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 3 hours ago]
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Residents Remember Hurricane Ivan

, 06:50 PM CDTORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WPMI) Hurricane Ivan came ashore just west of Gulf Shores on September 16, 2004 as a Category 3 storm. Tuesday marked Ivan's 10th anniversary.It was a storm that left behind more than $14 billion in damages across the ... [Published WPMI - 5 hours ago]
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Senior citizens learn about disaster prep

In a seminar held at the Center for Creative Living, the American Red Cross joined the elderly in an effort to increase their chances of survival through preparation. They say a simple kit with the basic necessities prepared ahead of time, can mean the ... [Published KSWO - 6 hours ago]
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Dirigo Stories: Healing through photography

BRUNSWICK (WGME) -- With a click of her camera, Ann Hutchins has made capturing Maine's coast a career."We are so lucky! We are so lucky, yes we are," said Hutchins working out of her home in Brunswick.Hutchins runs Maine Made Photos with her husband ... [Published - 7 hours ago]
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Is justice near for N.O. teachers wrongly fired after Katrina?

By Sue SturgisContributing Writer(Special from Facing South) — When Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, the Orleans Parish School Board and the Louisiana Department of Education saw the disaster as an opportunity to carry out ... [Published Louisiana Weekly - 7 hours ago]
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National Preparedness Month Brings Resiliency into the Spotlight

“Resiliency” has become the buzzword of the day, but what does it really signify? I took a hard look at this topic recently for DomPrep, an outlet for first responders and others whose work centers on preparedness and response.It’s a fitting topic for ... [Published Booz Allen Hamilton - 8 hours ago]
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New Orleans education: what are your big issues this fall?

The school year is in full swing, and hot topics abound in New Orleans education.A slew of Common Core lawsuits are going through Louisiana and federal courts as kids prepare for Common Core tests.The Orleans Parish School Board still hasn't found a ... [Published Times Picayune / - 8 hours ago]
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Really? “The View” debates Kanye and George W. Bush — in 2014

Today on “The View,” the panel engaged in the hottest political debate of 2005. Rosie O’Donnell and former Bush administration communications chief Nicolle Wallace got into it over whether or not the rapper Kanye West was right to say, as he did during ... [Published Salon - 10 hours ago]
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Environmental Injustice is Personal

For me, environmental injustice is personal.I grew up in Los Angeles, with older foster brothers and dozens of extended family members who lived across the city. Air quality, and a multitude of other environmental factors, negatively impacted my family's ... [Published Huffington Post - 9 hours ago]
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8 Outrageous Kanye West Moments

There are few public figures in any facet of our culture who are as out-spoken, controversial, and attention-grabbing as MC/producer/designer/director Kanye West.  When he says something, shows face with his wife  Kim Kardashian,  or even cuts his hair, ... [Published Atlanta Daily World - 11 hours ago]
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Remnants of Hurricane Odile to Impact Midwest This Weekend

pm, September 15th, 2014 The remnants of the strong, once-category 4 Monster Hurricane Odile could impact the Midwest, and NE Kansas by Friday-Saturday. It will have weakened substantially by that point, but could still cause some strong storms, and locally ... [Published WIBW - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Protecting Your Kids From Disaster

As you can imagine, the daily lives of children from inner-city New Orleans and the rural seaside villages of Sri Lanka are very different. Yet nearly a decade ago, I witnessed the incredible similarities both shared after surviving major natural di ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 15 2014]


..." The book has won numerous awards, including the Morris D Forkosch Prize, for "its analysis of the co-evolution of artisans as writers and technological openness as an ideal in scientific inquiry" according to her fellowship biography
...Ward and turned them into Project Row Houses, an unusual amalgam of arts venue and community support center," the MacArthur Foundation writes. "Lowe has initiated similarly arts-driven redevelopment projects in other cities, including the Watts House Project in Los Angeles, a post-Katrina rebuilding effort in New Orleans, and, most recently, a vibrant community market in a densely populated, immigrant neighborhood in North Dallas. Lowe's pioneering "social sculptures" have inspired a generation of artists to explore more socially engaged forms of art-making in communities across the country."

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Rescued, again [Published Wiscasset Newspaper - 1 hour ago]
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New Council Gets History Lesson About Civic Cen... [Published Gazettes NewsPaper - 2 hours ago]
New Orleans school building maintenance millage... [Published Times Picayune / - 2 hours ago]
New Long Beach Civic Center could use private-p... [Published Press-Telegram - 3 hours ago]
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School upkeep in hands of voters [Published Bayou Buzz - 3 hours ago]
U of M lab unveils multi-million dollar redo [Published KARE 11 - 4 hours ago]
Professor receives grant to improve Mississippi... [Published LSU Daily Reveille - 4 hours ago]
Residents Remember Hurricane Ivan [Published WPMI - 5 hours ago]
Senior citizens learn about disaster prep [Published KSWO - 6 hours ago]
La.'s speed bump explores 'scary good' surge re... [Published Tri-Parish Times - 6 hours ago]
Dirigo Stories: Healing through photography [Published - 7 hours ago]
Heroin overdoses a major concern in Jeff. Parish [Published Louisiana Weekly - 7 hours ago]
National Mall flood levee project nears initial... [Published Washington Post - 7 hours ago]
Is justice near for N.O. teachers wrongly fired... [Published Louisiana Weekly - 7 hours ago]
What’s Wrong With Maneka? [Published Open - 7 hours ago]
Ole Miss Announces 2014 Racial Reconciliation W... [Published Noodls - 8 hours ago]
Rosie O'Donnell shuts down Nicolle Wallace in a... [Published Capital Bay - 8 hours ago]
Climate Council: without action, rising seas wi... [Published Conversation AU - 8 hours ago]
National Preparedness Month Brings Resiliency i... [Published Booz Allen Hamilton - 8 hours ago]
New Orleans education: what are your big issues... [Published Times Picayune / - 8 hours ago]
Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy: Disaster Inequality [Published Black Press USA - 9 hours ago]
Environmental Injustice is Personal [Published Huffington Post - 9 hours ago]
Gov. Bobby Jindal Says Americans Want a ‘Hostil... [Published Heritage Foundation - 9 hours ago]
Remarks of Secretary Julián Castro Bipartisan P... [Published U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - 9 hours ago]
Pile Pivot [Published Concrete Products - 10 hours ago]
‘The View's Conservative Co-Host Nicolle Wallac... [Published The Wrap - 10 hours ago]
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Louisiana Governor Hedges On Climate Change As ... [Published Think Progress - 10 hours ago]
CREDIT: Alice Ollstein WASHINGTON, DC—Louisiana Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal (R) unveiled a new energy plan Tuesday that called for increasing on- and off-shore oil drilling and gas fracking, rolling back environmental ...
War on Women: 'The View' Promotes Violence Agai... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 16 2014]
While the mainstream media has been doing wall-to-wall coverage of Ray Rice's domestic abuse video, loudmouth liberal Rosie Perez made her tone-deaf debut on The View on Monday by asking fellow new co-host Nicolle Wallace when she just wanted to "pop" ...
Meet the Disqualified for 2016 [Published Daily Kos - Sep 14 2014]
With its first public hearings set to begin next week, the House select committee on Benghazi will take a major step towards achieving its mission. Of course, that mission is not to seek the truth about what actually happened before, during, and after ...
*Five Days at Memorial* [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Sep 13 2014]
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. Floodwaters rose in the Uptown streets surrounding Memorial Medical Center, where hundreds of people slowly realized that they were stranded. The power grid failed, toilets overflowed, stench-filled corridors went dark. ...
Rockies and Padres Players Help Launch 2014-15 ... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 12 2014]
SOURCE: Major League Baseball Players Trust DESCRIPTION:On Saturday, September 6, the 2014-15 Action Team program officially got underway when more than 50 high school students from the Denver, Colorado area came together at a downtown hotel to attend ...
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Former New Orleans Mayor reports to prison [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 08 2014]
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