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Confederate statue, plantation, prison: Artists reclaim sites with 'Battlegrounds' 30.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

L.A. curator Nancy Baker Cahill and 24 New Orleans painters, sculptors, photographers and video artists revisit contested sites using augmented reality.

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Baby Sea Turtles Found Burned to Death on Florida Beach: 'Burned Babies Everywhere' 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Sea turtles are among the oldest creatures on the planet. However, they are facing significant threats from human activities.
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We Need to Radically Rethink Our Approach to Disaster Recovery. Here’s One Solution. 4.9.2019 Mother Jones
Scenacia Jones’ house on the east side of Houston is one big home improvement project. When I visited a few weeks ago, the sky-blue bungalow was scattered with a few telltale signs—half-full paint cans, plastic furniture wrap, and a couple of unhung light fixtures. It’s a far cry from what it looked like nearly a […]
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Hurricane Dorian Will Cause 'At Least' $25 Billion in Damages, Insurance Company Says 2.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The 'most expensive natural disaster' since 2017 could cost as much as $40 billion to repair if the category 5 storm makes landfall in Florida.
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Two Cars Swept Away During Hurricane Katrina, A Truck Bed and A Sofa Among Debris Pulled From New Orleans Canals 2.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
City officials said 750 tons of debris were removed from Mid-City canals, including two cars reported missing as Hurricane Katrina barreled down on the Gulf Coast in 2005.
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor brought down by Katrina, dies 19.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

Even after Hurricane Katrina ended her political career and as cancer ate away her strength, former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco still described her life as "charmed." With strength in her faith and her family, the state's first elected female governor time and again refused to wallow in disappointment or disaster.

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Monica Lewinsky Is Producing the Next Season of 'American Crime Story,' About Bill Clinton's Impeachment 7.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
'Impeachment' was originally proposed in 2017, though series creator Ryan Murphy felt that telling Lewinsky's story without her would be 'gross.'
The Great Reckoning 25.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
From a vantage point in the not-too-distant future Andrew J. Bacevich looks back on 2019 as a year when, in retrospect, it was clear the United States had  passed a point of no return. By Andrew J. Bacevich TomDispatch.com [Editorial note:…Read more →
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Here’s how much the snowmelt boosted Colorado’s reservoirs 13.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
We knew the June snowmelt would boost Colorado’s thirsty reservoirs, and now we can see just how much: Statewide, the reservoirs went from 59% capacity at the end of May to 76% at the end of June. That still leaves plenty of room for more water, but the reservoirs are now sitting above average, at 105% of […]
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Millions in line of punishing rain from Tropical Storm Barry 13.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Heavy rains and gusty winds knocked out power on the Gulf Coast on Saturday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry churned a path to shore, threatening millions and testing flood-prevention efforts implemented after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 14 years ago.
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New Orleans will drown again, maybe in the next days 13.7.2019 GregPalast.com

In 2005 I explained exactly how New Orleans drowned and would drown again, maybe in the next days.

The post New Orleans will drown again, maybe in the next days appeared first on Greg Palast.

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How Katrina took the rap for destroying New Orleans when the real culprit was Big Oil 12.7.2019 GregPalast.com

Mother Nature took the rap for destroying New Orleans when the real culprit was the surge up MR-GO and the missing marshes. MR-GO was Katrina’s welcome mat to the city — a "Hurricane Highway.”

The post How Katrina took the rap for destroying New Orleans when the real culprit was Big Oil appeared first on Greg Palast.

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Tropical Storm Barry's wind and rain hit Louisiana coast 12.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Tropical Storm Barry's wind and rain began hitting parts of Louisiana Friday as New Orleans and coastal communities braced for a drenching from what could be the season's first hurricane.
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Tropical Storm Barry: Latest Updates, Storm Track, Evacuation Orders Issued in Louisiana 12.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The storm is expected to form into a Category 1 hurricane and make landfall late Friday night or early Saturday morning along Louisiana's southern coastline.
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Tropical Storm Barry bears down on the Gulf Coast 12.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

This low-lying Louisiana city — built on a crescent-shaped sliver of land surrounded by the mouth of the Mississippi River, Lake Pontchartrain and the Gulf of Mexico — has long battled water.

But Tropical Storm Barry presents a somewhat unusual threat.

While tropical storms and hurricanes are a...

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New Orleans area braces for first hurricane of the season 12.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains that could pose a severe test of New Orleans' improved post-Katrina flood defenses.
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WIll New Orleans Flood? Tropical Storm Barry Prompts Concern as Disturbance Aims for Louisiana 11.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Mississippi River is almost at flood stage already, and Barry is expected to bring a storm surge up to 5 feet this weekend, which could wreak havoc in the Crescent City.
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Trump's 'Public Defiance' on Hurricane Oversight is in 'Stark Contrast' to Bush White House, Say Democrats 3.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Your actions stand in stark contrast to the Bush Administration, which produced tens of thousands of documents in response to a nearly identical request," House Democrats wrote.
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Colorado State University adds one big storm to forecasts for this year’s hurricane season 5.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado State University added one additional named storm to their hurricane forecast for the Atlantic on Tuesday.
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Theft of the blog: Was NewsCut an act of God? Well, kind of 31.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
NewsCut was born from an idea that started with a hurricane. We knew he'd be great -- as long as no one called him a blogger.
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