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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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Top Hurricane Katrina (2005) Articles

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  • Interactive map shows risk for storm surge during hurricane

    Interactive map shows risk for storm surge during hurricane
    Interactive mapping that went live for the public Thursday shows eye-opening risk for storm surges caused by hurricanes. For example, Central Florida communities along the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay would be heavily washed over by a...
  • From demented to soulful, Buzz Williams brings many sides to Virginia Tech basketball

    BLACKSBURG — Let's start with Buzz Williams' compulsive letter-writing and tortured penmanship. No, let's go with the coaching style that borders on "inhumane." But we must mention his heartwarming outreach to children and abiding reverence...
  • Food truck report: Brun's Creole Soul Kitchen

    Food truck report: Brun's Creole Soul Kitchen
    If you work in downtown Los Angeles, you’ve probably noticed the food truck Brun’s Creole Soul Kitchen, whose slogan is “bringing LA to L.A."  That's where we recently found New Orleans native Brun Trumble, who really does cook...
  • Focus On Fixing Hartford Flood Control System

    Focus On Fixing Hartford Flood Control System
    This question demands an immediate answer: How effective is Hartford's aging flood control system? It was raised in an Aug. 13 letter from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to city engineer Constantin Banciulescu in which the Corps rated the city's...
  • Letters: Clayton Kershaw is a winner

    Letters: Clayton Kershaw is a winner
    Memo to The Times: Clayton Kershaw gets it. Dodgers' fans get it. The entire Los Angeles Basin gets it. Yes, the Dodgers were eliminated in the playoffs. So what a shame it is that you essentially spoil what should be uplifting stories about Kershaw...
  • Thanks for the laughs, from group sex to fruit s'mores

    Thanks for the laughs, from group sex to fruit s'mores
    Before the tryptophan in the turkey induces somnolence, give thanks for living in such an entertaining country. This year, for example, we learned that California's Legislature includes 93 people who seem never to have had sex. They enacted the...
  • Allstate's homeowner rolls grow for 1st time since 2006

    Allstate's homeowner rolls grow for 1st time since 2006
    Allstate accomplished something in the third quarter it hasn't done since 2006: grow the number of homeowners' policies on its books. After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the Northbrook-based home and auto insurer reduced its exposure to such catastrophe-...
  • Glenview fire chief to retire after 27 years of service

    Glenview fire chief to retire after 27 years of service
    After 27 years with the Glenview Fire Department, Chief Wayne Globerger will retire Dec. 19. "I just woke up one day and said, 'I'm ready,'" Globerger said of retiring. "My wife's health is failing and she's been there for the last 30 years while I...
  • Breathe in, breathe out — and don't stress

    "Breathe in…Breathe out…Move on." Printed in black letters on white poster board, the small handmade sign sits on the dashboard of my car. It faces the steering wheel, so whenever I'm in the car, those six words are always within view. I...
  • Animal Planet Developing 'The Other Dead' Animal Zombie Scripted Series

    Animal Planet is the latest cable network to dip into graphic novel fare, optioning the zombie animal story "The Other Dead" to be developed as a scripted series. From creators Joshua Ortega ("Gears of War," Spider-Man") and Digger Mesch ("Agent 88," "X-...
  • New Town Manager: Employee Living In Town-Owned Property

    ROCKY HILL — In his top-to-bottom review of municipal operations, new Town Manager Guy Scaife discovered something he thought was unusual. A town custodian was living alone in the Kennedy House, a three-bedroom, town-owned home on Old Main Street...