Hurricane Katrina
Out-of-town celebration
[AP photo]
HOUSTON: Rabbi Robert Lowey, right, of Metairie, La., greets Steve and Susan Shonkoff of New Orleans before a Rosh Hashana service at Rice University concert hall in Houston.

New Orleans mayor announces layoffs
The city is laying off as many as 3,000 employees - or about half its workforce - because of the financial damage inflicted on New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina.
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  FEMA pay
puzzles landlord

By Justin George
The owner of the Madeira Beach apartments got two checks but never housed Katrina victims. The $6,000 is being returned.
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Bill Clinton meets with evacuees in La.
Universities work on reopening
Graham sees 'revival' for New Orleans

Nightmare ahead: cleaning the fridge

Minority firms getting few Katrina pacts

Floridian indicted in Internet fraud for 'Katrina aid'

Search for Louisiana victims ends; some schools restart

Brown bristles at blame: 'I know what I'm doing'

New Orleans' top cop walks away

Katrina response inquiry has stormy start

As New Orleans mayor vacillates, criticism takes root

When law left, he stayed
Racism? Let me tell you a story
Can New Orleans ever come back?
One question builds: Where was FEMA?

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Patricia Lofton reacts after finding her dead cat in her flood-damaged home in the Lakeview area of New Orleans on Tuesday.
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How to help kids cope
Washing Away: Special report by New Orleans Times Picayune on the potential impact of a major hurricane. (June 2002)