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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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Top Hurricane Katrina (2005) Articles

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  • 75-Year-Old Hartford Levee System Needs Major Overhaul

    When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, more than 50 levees and flood walls gave way, sending tens of billions of gallons of water roaring into the city, causing horrific death and destruction. Could that happen in another city...
  • Becoming Yeezus: Kanye West's dark, twisted journey

    Becoming Yeezus: Kanye West's dark, twisted journey
    There's no denying that Kanye West has become synonymous with arrogance. Compared with his current, astronomical self-image, though, the Chicago-raised rap/fashion icon's musical beginnings were humble. People actually liked him because of that...
  • NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season

    NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season
    U.S. government meteorologists predict a “possibly extremely active” hurricane season in 2013, the top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said Thursday, with as many as half a dozen major hurricanes. NOAA expects 13...
  • Obama's 'Katrina moment'

    Obama's 'Katrina moment'
    It has been a rough week or so for the Obama administration. From Benghazi to the tapping of reporters' phones to the IRS admitting that it targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny, the press is in a frenzy, and many are questioning President...
  • Katrina still haunts Super Bowl celebration

    Katrina still haunts Super Bowl celebration
    Bathed in colorful lights and swathed in banners, including one featuring Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, the Superdome seems to have been polished to a fine sheen for Sunday's Super Bowl. But underneath the festive atmosphere linger the ghosts of...
  • New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras

    New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras
    — In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri. But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
  • Power outage darkened Superdome, unnerving fans, disrupting momentum

    Power outage darkened Superdome, unnerving fans, disrupting momentum
    A power outage darkened the Superdome in the third quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday night, an unnerving experience for a stadium that had been the refuge of last resort for many when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005. The 34-minute outage seemed to...
  • CT.com Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis

    CT.com Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis
    An Evening with Branford Marsalis Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m., $10-$39, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road Unit 3104, Storrs, (860) 486-4226, jorgensen.uconn.edu ¬† In his 52 short years on this planet, what hasn’t saxophonist...
  • Ed Reed on return to hometown for Super Bowl: 'Here we come, baby'

    Ed Reed on return to hometown for Super Bowl: 'Here we come, baby'
    For Ed Reed, the Ravens' triumph over the New England Patriots sends him back to a place he cherishes: Louisiana. The star free safety grew up in St. Rose, La., just outside New Orleans. And now Reed is making his return with the AFC champions after...
  • Obama's Recipe For Conservative Revival

    Happy days are not here again, but they are coming for conservatives. Barack Obama — with the lowest approval rating (according to Gallup, 50 percent, four points lower than that of the National Rifle Association) of any re-elected president when...
  • Churchill resigns as Laguna football coach

    Churchill resigns as Laguna football coach
    Mike Churchill knew the day was coming. Late Tuesday night, it became official. Churchill, who has guided the Laguna Beach High football program for the past two years, stepped down as its head coach. His replacement comes from the current varsity...