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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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  • The failed war on drugs continues to amass casualties in Baltimore and beyond

    The failed war on drugs continues to amass casualties in Baltimore and beyond
    As rightly concerned and upset as we are about Freddie Gray's death in police custody, we ought to be just as concerned about the body count that existed prior to his death and has been on the rise ever since (there have been roughtly three dozen homicides in Baltimore since Gray died, not counting the many wounded). We have come to accept daily community violence as background noise.
  • CPS principal training deal got green light despite red flags

    CPS principal training deal got green light despite red flags
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's formula for fixing Chicago Public Schools has always put a priority on building better leaders, so it could have been a setback for the mayor's agenda when a prominent education nonprofit balked at funding a training program for...

    New Orleans OK's key blueprint for future growth

    City leaders have approved a blueprint for future growth that spurs development along the Mississippi River, encourages live music in residential neighborhoods and requires better management of the heavy rains dumped every year on this below-sea-level...

    Judge expected to rule soon in Bahia Emerald ownership case

    Judge expected to rule soon in Bahia Emerald ownership case
    The long and tortuous legal battle over the ownership of an 840-pound gem once valued at $372 million went to trial Thursday as the last group of active claimants to the Bahia Emerald told a Los Angeles judge that they had obtained the stone for the...

    At last, trial to identify owner of Bahia Emerald expected to begin

    At last, trial to identify owner of Bahia Emerald expected to begin
    A long-awaited civil court trial is expected to begin Thursday to determine who owns the Bahia Emerald, an 840-pound behemoth that has been the subject of a contentious court battle between a colorful cast of gem traders, miners, real estate tycoons and...