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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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  • Theater: Tour of 'Jekyl & Hyde' arrives at State Theatre

    Theater: Tour of 'Jekyl & Hyde' arrives at State Theatre
    The classic gothic story of a man trapped between his good and evil sides arrives on the State Theatre stage March 25-26. The touring production of "Jekyll & Hyde," the four-time Tony-nominated Frank Wildhorn Broadway musical, brings the brilliant...
  • Orlando-to-New Orleans passenger rail line proposed in bipartisan bill

    Orlando-to-New Orleans passenger rail line proposed in bipartisan bill
    PANAMA CITY — Efforts to restore a passenger rail line between Orlando and New Orleans received a nod from Congress last week as representatives approved a bipartisan bill that would launch a study to explore the feasibility of the service....
  • Names of 4 Guardsmen killed in helicopter crash released

    The Black Hawk helicopter that crashed in dense fog during a March 10 training mission in Florida was piloted by a veteran flight crew with the Louisiana National Guard based in Hammond. All were killed. Here are some of their stories: ___ GEORGE WAYNE...
  • As deaths rise on reality TV, film sets, many blame need to get 'dramatic footage'

    As deaths rise on reality TV, film sets, many blame need to get 'dramatic footage'
    Unscripted action adventure shows have become a staple of the entertainment industry, and the helicopter collision that claimed 10 lives this week on a set in Argentina underscored the risks in reality television. Nearly one-third of all fatalities on...
  • Panelists speak on women's integration into Navy

    Panelists speak on women's integration into Navy
    NORFOLK — Five women spanning 73 years of military service spoke to a crowd of around 150 people Wednesday about their time in the Navy. From World War II to the present, their stories ranged from a time when women couldn't wear slacks to the...
  • EXCHANGE: Leaders, residents optimistic about Cairo's future

    This city, nearly 200 years old, is trying to start over. To what degree it can - still haunted by perceptions of the unwelcomed kind, persistent disappointment and senseless tragedy - may be as mysterious as has been the city's century-long decline....
  • In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?

    In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?
    When it comes to the honesty demanded of public figures, Americans appear to be a fickle bunch. Former President Clinton is once again a widely admired leader, despite infamous prevarications regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In contrast,...
  • Jail supervisor, National Guardsman sentenced to 20 months in BGF case

    Jail supervisor, National Guardsman sentenced to 20 months in BGF case
    When his National Guard company deployed to Afghanistan in 2013, Derrick Jones could have retired. Instead, the 23-year veteran went to the war zone to "see that the mission was a complete success," according to one of his supervisors. But his deployment...
  • Next phase of Lake Okeechobee dike repairs proposed

    Next phase of Lake Okeechobee dike repairs proposed
    Finishing work to strengthen another section of Lake Okeechobee's troubled dike could still be five years, and about $85 million, away. New rehab plans unveiled Thursday by the Army Corps of Engineers call for building another 6.5 miles of wall through...
  • Vice Adm. Nora Tyson speaks on women's integration into Navy

    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson speaks on women's integration into Navy
    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson was the first woman to lead a carrier strike group. But she said it was all of the women who served before her that allowed her to climb as high as she has today. Tyson currently serves as the deputy commander of U.S. Fleet Forces. ...
  • 'American Sniper' Is Deeply Troubling Character

    'American Sniper' Is Deeply Troubling Character
    Several weeks ago, before I even thought about seeing "American Sniper," I was on a plane on a runway in Philly awaiting takeoff to New Haven. It was the last leg of several delayed and canceled flights that had seen me sleeping one night in Chicago's O'...