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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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Top Hurricane Katrina (2005) Articles

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  • Former Broward hospital district chief squirms in the 60 Minutes hot seat

    Former Broward hospital district chief squirms in the 60 Minutes hot seat
    The man squirming in front of the “60 Minutes” cameras on Sunday night was familiar to those who follow politics and health care in Broward County. Alan Levine, the former chief executive of the North Broward Hospital District – the...
  • AccuWeather predicts another active hurricane season for U.S. shores

    AccuWeather predicts another active hurricane season for U.S. shores
    AccuWeather.com is predicting another active Atlantic hurricane season, particularly for the U.S. coastline. While the Pennsylvania-based meteorology company is calling for fewer storms in all, with 16 tropical storms versus 19 in 2012, AccuWeather's...
  • Still adrift after the storm

    First Hurricane Katrina took John Hoffmann Jr.'s home, which flooded, then exploded, and then burned. Next the storm took Hoffmann's job of 23 years washing dishes at Antoine's Restaurant, a position that vanished when the heavily damaged New Orleans...
  • Suspicions fire racial tensions

    Gina Blandin has a theory about what caused the flooding disaster that befell New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck last August, an idea that has little to do with engineering studies or physical evidence and everything to do with the poisonous...
  • Reopening Night

    Scaffolding still surrounds a huge hole in the southeast wall, the staff is a shadow of its former size, only two of 15 sprawling dining rooms are functioning, half the specialty dishes have been lopped off the menu and there was a last-minute scramble to...
  • The Big Uneasy

    The lavish Carnival banquets already are under way at Antoine's Restaurant, the parading clubs are finalizing their ornate processions and the reviewing stands are in place along St. Charles Avenue. Everything, in other words, looks to be ready for the...
  • New uneasiness settles on broken city

    The food, a timeless presentation of French gourmet classics, is as savory as ever. The service is attentive and flawless. The dining rooms, freshly polished and filled with historical artifacts, promise a luxuriant meal. The veteran waiters are hard at...
  • College Lines

    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH BRADFORD: Emily Angel of Stewartstown, Pa, was expected to graduate Sunday, April 28, from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY: Meredith Riddle, D.O.,...
  • Affordable housing at risk

    Affordable housing at risk
    America is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis — Baltimore, too. Ten million families are paying more than 50 percent of their monthly income on rent, a severe cost burden that leaves little for food and other necessities. Over 32,000...
  • Misoverestimating George W. Bush

    Misoverestimating George W. Bush
    It will be many years yet before historians can make their full assessment of the presidency of George W. Bush, but we have a sneaking suspicion their conclusions will not be nearly as generous as the puffery that has accompanied the opening of his...
  • Hurricane Katrina Documentary "Belly of the Basin" Showing at Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library

    Hurricane Katrina Documentary "Belly of the Basin" Showing at  Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library
    Belly of the Basin is a documentary about the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, presenting individual stories of survivors and volunteers. Fairfield University's professor Roxana Walker-Canton co-produced it, and she'll be on hand...