NEW ORLEANS — With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells, residents in Mississippi and Louisiana gathered Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of the day that Hurricane Katrina slammed into their states — causing deadly and costly havoc. 428 more words
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(NEW ORLEANS) — Former President George W. Bush returned Friday to New Orleans — the scene of one of his presidency’s lowest points — to tout the region’s recovery from the nation’s costliest natural disaster on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. 546 more words
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Gov. Rick Scott is declaring a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Erika nears Florida.
The storm could hit the peninsula Monday. Scott made his declaration shortly after forecasters adjusted the trajectory of the storm to show that it’s predicted to go through the middle of the state. 126 more words
Ignacio continues to strengthen and could become a major hurricane as it makes its way toward the Hawaiian Islands.Located 1,130 miles east-southeast of the Big Island and tracking toward the west-northwest at 13 mph, Ignacio was packing 90 mph winds as of Thursday morning. 72 more words
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is back. That’s the message you’ll probably get over the next few days, as the August 29 anniversary of the… 981 more words