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By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Cajun Navy’ premieres July 23, highlighting post-Katrina rescues, heroes

In the days after Hurricane Katrina, a group of ordinary citizens came together with one goal: to pull people from the water. The government had failed New Orleans, and it was up to the people to get the job done. More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Morgan Freeman takes Nat Geo’s ‘Story of God’ towards the ‘Coexist’ movement rather than truth

The National Geographic Channel event series The Story of God with Morgan Freeman continues with a look at “End Times,” stopping at Rome’s Vatican City, Israel’s cavernous valley Qumran, New Orleans’s More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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This Day in History: New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin indicted on Hurricane Katrina corruption

Just a year ago former Democratic New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted on charges that he’d used his office for personal gain, accepting payoffs, free trips and gratuities from contractors while the city More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Disaster Recovery Services Standby for Hospitals during Hurricane Season

When Hurricane Katrina affected the Gulf Coast in 2005, a New Orleans hospital found out too late that its emergency backup generators didn’t work and that there was no way to evacuate its patients. Rescue helicopters More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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Hurricane Isaac makes landfall hours ahead of Katrina anniversary

The Gulf Coast braced for Hurricane Isaac only hours before the seventh anniversary of the devastating Hurricane Katrina. The storm, a Category 1 hurricane, made landfall on Tuesday evening in southeast Louisiana More...


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