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Hurricane Katrina

(Source: NOAA)

Male Named Hurricanes More Scary

Which would scare you more if you heard that it was coming straight at South Florida – Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria?

06/02/2014

YAZOO COUNTY, MS - MAY 23: The Yazoo River floodwaters inundate crops next to a raised railroad track near Yazoo City May 23, 2011 in Yazoo County, Mississippi. The Yazoo River floodwaters are forecast to crest today around Yazoo City following the backing up of Mississippi River tributaries including the Yazoo River. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and have caused widespread flooding in Louisiana. Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas. (Photo by: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

FL Offers Support For Mississippi’s Flood Insurance Lawsuit

The Sunshine State will back Mississippi in a lawsuit over flood insurance rates, but Florida will not file its own lawsuit.

10/11/2013

A New Jersey Natural Gas technician inspects a leaking gas main under a Hurricane Sandy-damaged home on Oct. 31, 2012, in Long Beach Island, N.J. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Changing “Hurricane Victims” Into “Hurricane Survivors”

Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, investigative reporter Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those on the East Coast recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

11/02/2012

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.

10/05/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

New Orleans, Haunted By Katrina, Now Dealing With Isaac

The Gulf Coast took a direct hit from Hurricane Isaac Tuesday night.

CBS4–08/28/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012

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Something Extra: The Fourth Estate’s Sad State

Major changes in American life have slammed the newspaper industry in recent years. And today comes news that a major U.S. city will no longer have a daily newspaper.

CBS4–05/24/2012

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