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Hurricane Katrina (2005)

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  • The failed war on drugs continues to amass casualties in Baltimore and beyond

    The failed war on drugs continues to amass casualties in Baltimore and beyond
    As rightly concerned and upset as we are about Freddie Gray's death in police custody, we ought to be just as concerned about the body count that existed prior to his death and has been on the rise ever since (there have been roughtly three dozen...
  • CPS principal training deal got green light despite red flags

    CPS principal training deal got green light despite red flags
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's formula for fixing Chicago Public Schools has always put a priority on building better leaders, so it could have been a setback for the mayor's agenda when a prominent education nonprofit balked at funding a training program for...
  • '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...
  • Researchers: Hurricanes come in bunches and could get stronger

    Researchers: Hurricanes come in bunches and could get stronger
    The last time a hurricane barreled into Florida — Wilma in late 2005 — a Bush was governor and space shuttles could still fly into orbit. It's somewhat rare to go so long without a cyclone, and experts fear Floridians are catching "hurricane...
  • Can a Huckabee change its spots?

    Pastor Mike Huckabee knows his Scripture. So no doubt he's familiar with Jeremiah 13:23: "Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard his spots? Then may you also do good who are accustomed to do evil." Huckabee should think of that as he tries to...
  • Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie list their place in New Orleans

    Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie list their place in New Orleans
    The row house owned by actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in New Orleans’ French Quarter is on the market at $6.5 million. Set on a 5,920-square-foot lot, the charming dwelling has a front balcony, arch-topped French doors, flower boxes and...
  • State Farm sued by state of Mississippi over Katrina

     State Farm sued by state of Mississippi over Katrina
    Nearly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina, the litigation goes on. State Farm, to minimize its losses from Hurricane Katrina in 2005, "systemically mischaracterized" wind damage — which its policies covered — as flood damage, and in the...
  • 85 Eustis soldiers affected by medical unit closure

    85 Eustis soldiers affected by medical unit closure
    The 85 soldiers at Fort Eustis' Warrior Transition Unit have been given a timeline. Come August 2016, the unit is required to close per an Army mandate issued Friday giving the soldiers three options: return to full duty, get out of the military or move...
  • 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...
  • 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...