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10 years after Katrina, ‘New’ New Orleans leaves many behind

Talking about New Orleans a decade after Hurricane Katrina, people here often reach for the Biblical, describing an economic and… Read More »

8/24/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans rises decade after Katrina – but gaps remain

As people search for words to describe New Orleans’ recovery a decade after Hurricane Katrina, they sometimes use words verging… Read More »

8/21/2015 | Read Story »

TEN YEARS AFTER KATRINA, A NEW STARTUP SECTOR TAKES HOLD IN NEW ORLEANS

Next week will mark the 10th anniversary of a dark chapter in New Orleans’ long and storied history, when Hurricane… Read More »

8/21/2015 | Read Story »

Reimagining New Orleans as America’s most resilient waterfront city

In 2005, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita flooded coastal areas of the US Gulf Coast. Katrina alone flooded up to 80%… Read More »

8/20/2015 | Read Story »

Some people got away alright

MICKEY LANDRY was the principal of a private school in Colorado Springs when Katrina struck. After some of his evacuated… Read More »

8/20/2015 | Read Story »

The Katrina phenomenon: Baton Rouge and New Orleans are finally working together for the good of the region

In 2007, the Baton Rouge Area Foundation and Baton Rouge Area Chamber jointly funded a study to explore the feasibility… Read More »

8/19/2015 | Read Story »

President Obama to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Since taking office, President Obama has made it a key priority to continue and expedite the recovery and rebuilding efforts… Read More »

8/19/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans setting a new economic curve after Katrina

In the three decades leading up to Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans’ job growth greatly lagged the rest of the South… Read More »

8/19/2015 | Read Story »