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Hurricane Gustav Spares New Orleans

Article: Hurricane Gustav Spares New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, September 1, 2008 (ENS) – Weaker than feared, the center of Hurricane Gustav made landfall as a Category 2 storm near the small town of Cocodrie in Terrebonne parish on the Louisiana coast 72 miles southwest of New Orleans. The storm hit about 10 this morning local time. Forecasters had warned that…

EP 01 – ENTRY 04: LOWER NINTH

Article: EP 01 – ENTRY 04: LOWER NINTH

“Katrina taught us much about ourselves here in southeast Louisiana. It taught the rest of America a bit about Louisiana.” – Jed Horne, Breach of Faith: Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City I don’t mean to be a downer. As you know by now, this isn’t a show about Katrina.…