Hurricane Katrina

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Name: Hurricane Katrina
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Robin Williams cremated privately

Robin WilliamsActor and comedian Robin Williams has been laid to rest and his ashes scattered in San Francisco bay. The document, issued on Wednesday in Marin County where he died, states Williams’ cause of death as “pending investigation”, reported ... [Published Asian Age - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Stop pretending nothing happens in August

The headlines these days all seem to demand exclamation marks. Iraq is teetering on the brink! Russian troops are massing on the Ukrainian border! Gaza lies in ruins! World’s worst Ebola epidemic afflicts Africa!Oh, and it is also National Goat Cheese ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

CVS Proposes Store In Lower 9th Ward

Posted Thursday, August 21st 2014 @ 5pmThe CVS drugstore chain has proposed building a store in the Lower 9th Ward and it would represent the first investment by a major retailer in the neighborhood since Hurricane Katrina.The 13,225 square foot store ... [Published WRNO.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Central American coffee plague behind recent wave of immigrants

Seeking to support his family's small coffee farm in western Honduras, Jorge Arevalo joined a wave of mostly-undocumented Latino construction workers coming to metro New Orleansafter Hurricane Katrina. He'd gut and rebuild houses for a few years, he figured, ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 12 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Different kind of light brightens street

Aug. 20, 2014In my first column for The Advocate, on Oct. 4, 2012, I wrote about how a couple of streetlights in my block hadn’t been working for a few months. Both lights had gone out that summer, one just a few weeks before Hurricane Isaac, the other ... [Published The Advocate - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Spotty Storms & Tropics Stirring

Drought has state debating its unregulated pumping Drought has state debating its unregulated pumpingUpdated: Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:33 PM EDT 2014-08-20 21:33:49 GMTThree years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's status as ... [Published 7 News Online - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Advocate: Plaquemines Parish looks to change coastal plan

The Advocate reports:During Hurricane Katrina, what was left of Earl Armstrong Jr.’s cattle in lower Plaquemines Parish took refuge from the flood waters on a ridge of land that had been built after Hurricane Betsy in 1965, 40 years before.But when Hurricane ... [Published Louisiana Oil and Gas Association - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

New Orleans East Hospital opening is another sign of recovery, officials say

Another milestone in the road to recovery for eastern New Orleans took place Wednesday (Aug. 20) as Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined hospital officials and residents tocelebrate the opening of the New Orleans East Hospital, 5620 Read Blvd.Officials said the ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Wine and design experience

Unlocking your creative potential in a painting studio over a glass of wine started after Hurricane Katrina, and now Christchurch is getting a taste. The Paint'n'Sip Studio opened in Ilam last week. Owner Amanda Anthony is originally from New Orleans. ... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

First 2014 land-falling hurricane could target New Orleans

09:33 pmNew Orleans could be in the crosshairs for the first land-falling of 2014 even though the city is still reeling from the effects caused by a monster, category 5 Hurricane Katrina in 2005./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com New Orleans ... [Published Shore News Today - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

BACK TO SCHOOL: In post-Katrina school landscape, hope, resentment as charters take over

NEW ORLEANS — Nine years after Hurricane Katrina, charter schools are the new reality of public education in New Orleans.The majority of public school students will attend charter schools established by a state-run school district created in the aftermath ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Gernon Brown Recreation Center re-opens for the first time since Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and city officials were on hand today to help re-open the doors to the newly renovated Gernon Brown Recreation Center atthe corner of Harrison Avenue and Marconi Drive in Lakeview. It's one of six recreation centers in ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 20 2014]

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The Times-Picayune. "Most importantly, over the next 5-plus years, the outlook for job growth and state GDP growth in Louisiana is excellent."
"Most people don't have a true understanding of Navy diving and what we're about and what we use, so it's more of an awareness type deal" said Chief Petty Officer Navy Diver Nicholas Atkinson
"It touches the waters of the BayBay of St. Louis" Godfrey said of the Diamondhead Casino site
"We thank CVS pharmacy for bringing shopping convenience to the neighborhood and we look forward to partnering with them in the comeback of the historic Lower Nine.”"

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Robin Williams cremated privately [Published Asian Age - 2 hours ago]
Stop pretending nothing happens in August [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 2 hours ago]
Social Scene: Hurricanes and August birthdays s... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - 3 hours ago]
TP, Jindal admin wrong, Louisiana lightyears fr... [Published Bayou Buzz - 3 hours ago]
Navy Divers Show Off Their Skills at Great Lake... [Published Wdio.com - 4 hours ago]
A Dangerous Heat Wave Is Heading for Ferguson, ... [Published Slate Magazine - 4 hours ago]
'Now the ball's in their court,' as Diamondhead... [Published BusinessWeek - 4 hours ago]
CVS Proposes Store In Lower 9th Ward [Published WRNO.com - 5 hours ago]
East bank levee authority remains concerned abo... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 5 hours ago]
JPSO closes on Fat City properties, prepares to... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 5 hours ago]
Ecolab donating $1.8M in supplies to Ebola fight [Published TwinCities.com - 5 hours ago]
St. Roch Market Watch: Breaking News: St. Roch ... [Published Yahoo! News - 5 hours ago]
CVS pharmacy to open in Lower 9th Ward next year [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 5 hours ago]
Launch Pad founders to help reopen St. Roch Market [Published New Orleans CityBusiness - 6 hours ago]
Entrepreneur group Bayou Secret picked to run c... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 6 hours ago]
Algiers homeowner shooting shocks neighbors, wh... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 6 hours ago]
Ferguson: The Untold Story [Published Huffington Post - 7 hours ago]
LETTER: Devil in the details for flood insuranc... [Published Macomb Daily - 8 hours ago]
The Film Society Of Lincoln Center Announces Sp... [Published ShootOnline - 8 hours ago]
Ebola Virus: A Major Threat to the U.S. or Over... [Published Health Impact News - 8 hours ago]
Learn About New Federalism with Examples [Published Buzzle.com - 9 hours ago]
Innovating Impact: Two Social Entrepreneurs Tac... [Published Huffington Post - 10 hours ago]
Ebola Isn't Unique: Women Are Significantly Mor... [Published Huffington Post - 10 hours ago]
Fourth Friday: Courtney Johnson makes cities c... [Published Star News Online - 11 hours ago]
Central American coffee plague behind recent wa... [Published Bayou Buzz - 12 hours ago]
Lawsuit fight makes choosing new Flood Authorit... [Published The IND - 13 hours ago]
The Nasty Rumor About a Hurricane Heading to Ne... [Published Slate Magazine - 13 hours ago]
Peer deans at Xavier in New Orleans assist fre... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 14 hours ago]
Open to children [Published Christian Century - 14 hours ago]
Why Socially Conscious Meetings Are a Growing T... [Published BizBash - 14 hours ago]
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The Ferguson feeding frenzy [Published Michelle Malkin - Aug 20 2014]
The Ferguson feeding frenzy by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 The most poisonous “-ism” now infecting Ferguson, Missouri, is not virulent racism. It’s viral narcissism. Over the past two weeks, the impoverished St. Louis County ...
Stop Pretending Nothing Happens in August [Published TIME.com - Aug 20 2014]
The headlines these days all seem to demand exclamation marks. Iraq is teetering on the brink! Russian troops are massing on the Ukrainian border! Gaza lies in ruins! World’s worst Ebola epidemic afflicts Africa! Oh, and it is also National Goat Cheese ...
Gen. Honoré: Police should adjust tactics [Published CNN.com - Video - Aug 20 2014]
Anderson Cooper talks to Lt. Gen Russel Honoré about Ferguson protests and how he handled unrest after Hurricane Katrina. ...
Hip-Hop's Top Tier Goes Silent On Ferguson [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 20 2014]
Superstars like Jay Z, Kanye West, and Lil Wayne — fitful allies in the fight for civil rights — may be suffering from outrage fatigue. Ethan Miller / Via Reuters Like most people who rap for a living, J. Cole, 29, never experienced the worst of ...
Here's What Amnesty International Is Doing in F... [Published Mojo Feed | Mother Jones - Aug 19 2014]
Amnesty International is best known for monitoring human rights conditions in places like Afghanistan and China—while active in the United States, it rarely makes headlines here. That's why the sight of yellow-clad Amnesty activists walking the streets ...
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Former New Orleans Mayor sentenced to 10 years [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 09 2014]
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Prices pressured upward for US ethylene, downst... [Published Platts - News - Jul 21 2014]
Photo Release -- The First, The Peoples Bank, a... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 10 2014]
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