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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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  • Sports Illustrated honors Timber Creek weightlifter as HS Athlete of Month

    Sports Illustrated honors Timber Creek weightlifter as HS Athlete of Month
    Timber Creek girls weightlifter Savannah Braud was honored Wednesday as the Sports Illustrated High School Athlete of the Month. Braud was presented with the award during a ceremony at her school, featuring SI managing editor Chris Stone, Olympic...
  • Pianist George Winston, playing in Bethlehem, finds inspiration in illness, recovery

    Since his 1980 sophomore album "Autumn," Grammy-winning neo-classical pianist George Winston has, quite literally, defined his work by season. Among his discs are "Summer," "Winter into Spring" and "December." Two years ago, Winston found himself in...
  • 'Sink or Swim': L.A. photo show looks at how design responds to disaster

    'Sink or Swim': L.A. photo show looks at how design responds to disaster
    Rising tides. Regular floods. Torrential rains. Not to mention the occasional tsunami that can wreak havoc across continents. Roughly 44% of the human population lives within 93 miles of a coast, according to the United Nations Atlas of the Oceans. This...
  • Man admits 2 assaults, avoids jail after becoming victim

    She sat in the back of the courtroom, wearing oversize black sunglasses, watching as the former Democratic congressional aide was sentenced for slipping a sedative into her drink and then raping her. It was the summer of 2010, and she had just arrived in...
  • Griffith council member, 68, dies

    Griffith Town Council Vice President Glen "Bud" Gaby died early Sunday morning, according to a statement on the town's website. He was 68. Gaby had served on the council since 2008, when he, Council President Rick Ryfa and Clerk-Treasurer George...
  • Bahia Emerald case may proceed despite Brazil's efforts, judge rules

    Bahia Emerald case may proceed despite Brazil's efforts, judge rules
    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Monday that a trial to determine ownership of the prized Bahia Emerald will continue in Los Angeles despite ongoing efforts by the government of Brazil to return the gem to its country of origin.  The 180,000-...
  • Legal concealed carry nothing to worry about

    Legal concealed carry nothing to worry about
    Parents worried about concealed firearms in schools, relax. Guns are simply tools. They have no will of their own. There was an attempt to scare the public when the Florida Concealed Carry law was first passed. According to extensive study by John R....
  • Hampton Roads firefighters train at Va. National Guard facility

    Hampton Roads firefighters train at Va. National Guard facility
    Members of the Virginia Task Force 2 Urban Search and Rescue team trained Tuesday at Camp Pendleton, the Virginia National Guard’s training center in Virginia Beach. The task force is a 221-person Department of Homeland and Federal Emergency...
  • Hampton Roads firefighters train for FEMA task force

    Hampton Roads firefighters train for FEMA task force
    Newport News firefighters John Castillo and Kevin Carroll inched up a 30-foot tower as the platform perched at the top began to sway. The "victim" at the top — a mannequin for the training exercise — swayed with it. Below, four more...
  • Senate approves gun-evacuation bill

    Senate approves gun-evacuation bill
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate passed a bill allowing gun owners without a concealed weapon permits to take their guns along during emergency evacuations. The bill (SB 290) passed Tuesday on a 29-10 vote, with only Democrats opposing it. It...
  • East High students focus on poverty, homelessness

    East High students focus on poverty, homelessness
    In mid-April about 120 East Aurora High School students will arrive at their school's football field with nothing but the items they can carry on their backs. There will be no food after 5 p.m. or electronics on the field, where they'll sleep overnight....