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As a Louisianian who has spent a considerable amount of time on the East Coast, I thought I would take this opportunity to give you some tips on how to deal with your little dust-up on the Atlantic. Be advised, my tips are based completely on personal experience.

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Recovery summit prepares to combat oil disaster's human tollupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 15:37:00

A woman who'd lived two years after Hurricane Katrina in a 30-foot-long FEMA camper cried, calling herself "a survivor" and pleading with the audience to look out for one another. An official with a faith-based relief agency flew in from Washington, seeking jobs for the flood of volunteers who keep calling. An advocate for children reminded people not to overlook the oil disaster's youngest victims.

As oil creeps into Mississippi, frustration flows from coastal mayorupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 21:50:00

The mayor of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, appearing Monday evening on CNN's "Campbell Brown," criticized the response to the oil spill disaster by both federal and state officials.

Coast Guard's Allen: Too early to be 'pleased' with BP progressupdated: Sun Jun 06 2010 14:56:00

The federal government's response manager to the Gulf oil disaster said Sunday that BP has made progress, but cautioned it was too early to call the effort a success. No Katrina, but Gustav Still Hurtupdated: Mon Sep 01 2008 18:00:00

Mississippi is relieved at the minimal damage but waters were unexpectedly high in towns recovering from Katrina

Tale of two cities: Biloxi and New Orleansupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 22:59:00

Almost every day Erick Ventura wakes up, he thinks about leaving.

Will New Orleans Recover?updated: Wed Aug 29 2007 22:59:00

Will New Orleans Recover?

Covering a disaster in your hometownupdated: Tue Aug 29 2006 17:55:00

I am a journalist. Tough, unemotional, detached. Until Katrina. It was my worst childhood nightmare come true.

Katrina, time take their toll on Mississippi townupdated: Fri Feb 17 2006 09:24:00

Growing up on the Gulf Coast in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, I always knew that a hurricane could devastate our town.

CNNMoney: Gulf Coast fears economic stormupdated: Thu Oct 06 2005 06:51:00

Hundreds of thousands of businesses and individuals in the region hit by Hurricane Katrina are on the brink of a financial disaster as money to pay workers dries up, banks get tougher on borrowers who were allowed to skip payments immediately after the storm and the flow of government assistance is slowed by bureaucratic snafus, according to a published report.

CNNMoney: Post-disaster, now comes the job searchupdated: Thu Sep 15 2005 09:49:00

Hurricane Katrina will cost the nation 400,000 jobs by the end of the year, according to the Congressional Budget Office. To put that in perspective, employment in New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast totaled about 775,000 at the end of 2004.

National Guard treats thousands at Superdomeupdated: Sun Sep 04 2005 11:42:00

Posted: 4:55 p.m. ET CNN's Soledad O'Brien in New Orleans, Louisiana

Fats Domino found OK in New Orleansupdated: Thu Sep 01 2005 20:31:00

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Fats Domino was among the thousands of New Orleans residents plucked from rising floodwaters, his daughter said Thursday.

Senate OKs $10.5 billion disaster billupdated: Thu Sep 01 2005 14:31:00

The Senate convened in special session Thursday night and approved a $10.5 billion disaster relief request from the Bush administration to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina.

CNNMoney: Katrina weighs on Delta, airlinesupdated: Wed Aug 31 2005 15:51:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Katrina could hasten Delta Air Lines Inc.'s already likely bankruptcy and add to problems facing the rest of the hard-pressed U.S. airline industry, Standard & Poor's said Wednesday.

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