Report Saints brawl was fueled over Katrina jab, is fake

Sunday, 07 December 2014 17:16
Social media is known to hits below the belt with fabricated news. Blaming Sundays Saints-Panthers brawl on a Hurricane Katrina remark nears a new low. And the worse the loss, the worse the internet rumors. “It’s terrible,” says Who Dat Faith Harry. “It’s really terrible.” Mark Channing at Markman Sports Cards in Metairie says he heard a vicious internet rumor about Panthers QB Cam Newton, “’You should have died in Katrina.
Sizing up Katrina costs, St. Bernard rejects taxes
Saturday, 06 December 2014 10:18
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - In a sign of growing frustration over the cost of rebuilding their parish since Hurricane Katrina, voters in St. Bernard Parish have rejected several tax measures to pay for a number of public services. The rejection on Saturday of so many tax renewals, which pass in most elections, and two tax increases reflects the growing discontent over the cost of maintaining public services in what is a much smaller parish post-Katrina,…
Before the CBC is saved, there must be catastrophe
Friday, 05 December 2014 11:27
New Orleans is, today, a city undergoing an extraordinary renaissance. The city’s population is back up to 350,000, and a significant portion of this 100,000-person rise is made up of young people. The city has a burgeoning IT sector, is filled with galleries, and has seen an astonishing 70-per-cent rise in the number of restaurants since before the hurricane.
What The Tax Returns Of Hurricane Katrina Victims Say About Long-Term Recovery From Natural Disasters
Friday, 05 December 2014 02:37
Despite the major economic shock that Hurricane Katrina delivered to New Orleans in August 2005, the average income among the city’s affected residents not only caught up to, but eventually outpaced earnings in other cities within three years, a new study finds. The study shows that Katrina victims’ average wage income fell by $1,600 the year of the storm, and the next year, 2006, by $2,200.
Panthers' Trai Turner learned 'life lessons' growing up in New Orleans
Thursday, 04 December 2014 04:38
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Trai Turner was 12 when Hurricane Katrina struck his hometown of New Orleans in 2005. He didn’t realize the magnitude of it until a week or so later when he asked his mother when they were going home. Her response: "I don’t know if we have a home." Fortunately for Turner and his family, the damage was minimal compared to other areas outside the seventh ward where they lived.
Katrina survivor Smith returning to New Orleans with Temple
Monday, 01 December 2014 14:56
Others, however, were not so lucky. "We were able to move back home," said Smith, a redshirt sophomore who eventually moved north with his family and graduated from Archbishop Wood High. "But I know a lot of people who couldn't move back. I had some extended family in areas that were hit really bad." Smith hoped to be Temple's starting free safety this season.
For ninth year, Florida avoids hurricanes
Saturday, 29 November 2014 08:05
Times Staff Writer Related News/ArchiveQuiet 2014 hurricane season coming to an end6 Days Ago The 2014 hurricane season ends at midnight Sunday, marking the ninth consecutive year a hurricane did not make landfall in Florida. "A lot of it is just plain dumb luck," said Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman for the National Hurricane Center and a meteorologist. "We've been very fortunate that when tropical activity has been out there, it hasn't been steered toward us.
Charity Hospital into flats? Maybe.
Friday, 28 November 2014 04:16
After Hurricane Katrina flooded it, the massive 1930s-era public hospital — Charity Hospital — has sat empty and a drain on public resources. Related 2014 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season...Armed robbers force teen to hand over...State Police troopers return to New.
Bowie church completes 10th renovation mission in New Orleans -- Gazette.Net
Thursday, 27 November 2014 05:38
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Catholic Charities was 'blessing' for family displaced by Hurricane Katrina
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:42
Two days before Hurricane Katrina hit, Michael and Courtney Power and their two sons left New Orleans. They had been watching the weather reports and knew the storm would be rough, but the plan was always to bring their family back home once the storm passed. They quickly learned that would be impossible. Joe Burbank, Orlando Sentinel

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