The Big Easy Newswire

The Big Easy Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for The Big Easy.

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  1. Why Kristen McQueary Didn't Deserve a Pass from Her ReadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Carless

    ... also killed more than 1,800 people, destroyed entire neighborhoods, eliminated livelihoods, and forever changed The Big Easy and its nationally significant cultural integrity. Observers from Chicago, New Orleans, and eventually from across the ...

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  2. Your Turn: Sept. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MySanAntonio.com

    Musicians lead the procession during a wreath laying ceremony at the Hurricane Katrina Memorial on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. The Big Easy seems to be coming back, slowly, but a reader rues a psuh to remove Confederate statues in the city.

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  3. Gaming industry commitment to New Orleans unwavering after the disasterRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | RGT Online

    The most noticeable change in The Big Easy casino market 10 years after Hurricane Katrina is the 14-foot-high concrete-and-steel wall that encircles Boomtown Casino New Orleans . "With the big iron doors, it kind of reminds you of 'Escape from New York,' " said Boomtown general manager Harold Rowland, comparing the Harvey Canal Floodwall to prison walls in the 1981 John Carpenter film.

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  4. Rapid City remembers Hurricane Katrina 10 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... the numbers on it that that they haven't even touched yet. So you still see evidence of Katrina even today." The Big Easy has gone through a lot of devastation, but spirits are still high in communities and in the streets as thousands rally behind ...

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  5. USA students volunteer in "The Big Easy" for Katrina AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | WTVM

    ... Ward of New Orleans, an area that, after a decade, is still recovering from the killer storm. Katrina blasted the Big Easy levee system, causing massive flooding. Hundreds of people were killed and thousands were left stranded or injured in the ...

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  6. 10 years later, Katrina survivor yearns to return to Big EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... said. Now a Des Moines resident, Clark still wears her purple, yellow and green beads to capture the spirit of The Big Easy. "I just want to see Mardi Gras again. I just want to go back home, and I can't do it because I don't have anywhere to go," ...

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  7. Editorial: Our community's massive effort in Operation Gulfport won't be forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Burlington Times News

    ... were killed in a massive failure of government infrastructure and political leadership. The suffering in The Big Easy captured the world's attention. But the devastation were nearly as profound throughout Louisiana and Mississippi. Here in North ...

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  8. Stunning 3-D Maps Form a Digital Copy of New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Wired

    ... Gulf Coast. The flooding that followed Hurricane Katrina killed nearly 2,000 people and devastated the region. The Big Easy survived, but Cyark isn't taking anything for granted. It is 3-D mapping the city, recording it for posterity while creating ...

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  9. Katrina anniversary marks new beginning for evacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WBTV

    ... we started selling food out of the trunk of our car," Lucius told me. They'd had a successful restaurant in The Big Easy. When they found a storefront with help from Covenant Church, the restaurant "Bite Your Tongue" opened to rave reviews. That ...

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  10. Shotgun-style home in Houston's Heights 405 Columbia : $750,000/ 3,348 square feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... floors made of tan-colored bricks. Highland Village is home to a stunning, classic New Orleans-style estate. The Big Easy design extends to the home's backyard area, where a brick courtyard and wrought iron features make the space an ideal place for ...

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  11. Post-Katrina look at New Orleans-style homes in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Houston Chronicle

    ... floors made of tan-colored bricks. Highland Village is home to a stunning, classic New Orleans-style estate. The Big Easy design extends to the home's backyard area, where a brick courtyard and wrought iron features make the space an ideal place for ...

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  12. Bush heads to The Big Easy for 10th anniversary of hurricane KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... adding that Bush had helped the school reopen after the hurricane. President Obama on Thursday also visited The Big Easy to praise the city's revival. "There's something in you guys that is just irrepressible," he told a crowd of residents at a new ...

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  13. 10 Years After Katrina, A Tribute to New Orleans With Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kataalyst AlcindorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Huffington Post

    On Monday night, join me as we pay tribute to the great city of New Orleans with multiple Grammy award-winning vocalist, Dee Dee Bridgewater and three-time National Poetry Slam Champion, Kataalyst Alcindor. Dee Dee's latest album, Dee Dee's Feathers , is a powerful ode to the people and culture of "The Big Easy."

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  14. VIDEO: Katrina photographer returns to cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | BBC News

    ... from what became the largest natural disaster in modern US history. A decade later, Mr Tama has returned to The Big Easy to find out what has changed in the city, and what has been left undone. The BBC's Gary O'Donoghue sat down with him on the ...

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  15. Post-Katrina, New Orleans residents show the face of beloved city through vibrant photo collagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... Echosight, created by photographers Daniella Zalcman and Danny Ghitis, to create colorful mash-ups that reflect The Big Easy through the eyes of those who know its heartbeat the most: its long-time residents.

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  16. Payne Stewart Award: From Arnie Palmer to Ernie ElsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Pro Golf Now

    ... charities. Enjoy this look-back on the golfers who've been recognized with this singular honor, beginning with The Big Easy.

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  17. New Orleans ten years after KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Examiner.com

    ... e per capita in the country and nearly 90% of its prisoners are black. While a lot of progress has been made in The Big Easy, there is a great need for more. More directed efforts to help the whole city recovery, not just the white middle-class.

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  18. Is Joe a Go for 2016?Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | US News & World Report

    ... real-time view of urban poverty and destitution in the world's richest nation. President Barack Obama heads to The Big Easy today to mark the anniversary of Katrina, and use it to call for urban reinvestment . Here is your Three-Minute Briefing, all ...

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  19. Time capsule: New Orleans' Lower 9th still pretty much as Katrina left itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | CBC News

    ... even with the united goal to rebuild and repopulate the Lower 9th Ward, nothing is simple in a city known as The Big Easy . Terry Vincent, now in his 50s, works as a truck driver and has lived in the Lower 9th for close to 40 years. He did not ...

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  20. If Katrina had flooded other citiesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... flooding in terms of familiar geography could help people understand the scale of the disaster that pounded The Big Easy in 2005. But the disaster, as it happened then, was fundamentally exasperated by the setting of New Orleans. The city sits an ...

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