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Stories with subject: Hurricane Katrina
  • New Orleans schools study notes progress, potential pitfalls 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 7:35 am

    NEW ORLEANS - A Tulane University think tank's latest annual analysis of public schools in New Orleans notes continued progress in the nearly 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, but also points out vast room for improvement and a new need for accountability and vigilance in a system no longer dominated by a central, elected school board.

  • Gulfport mayor: Katrina slabs and pilings need to go 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 5:32 am

    GULFPORT, Mississippi - Gulfport officials say it's time to pull up those slabs and pilings left behind when Hurricane Katrina tore the businesses and homes from them.

  • 'Brothers from the Bottom' relives post-Katrina debates story has photos
    Updated: Jun-06-15 11:13 am

    NEW ORLEANS - For New Orleans native and actor Wendell Pierce, the approaching 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's devastation marked an excellent time to show "Brothers from the Bottom," a play about a neighborhood and family dealing with gentrification and development after the storm.

  • 'Brothers from the Bottom' relives post-Katrina debates 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 11:10 am

    NEW ORLEANS - For New Orleans native and actor Wendell Pierce, the approaching 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's devastation marked an excellent time to show "Brothers from the Bottom," a play about a neighborhood and family dealing with gentrification and development after the storm.