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2010-06-01 10:37:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane Katrina's deluge was Biblical. When it hit Louisiana and Mississippi the morning of August 29, 2005, the storm caused fearsome destruction. Then the disaster grew worse.

2010-05-27 10:39:00

Human Need Similar to Katrina and Haiti, but Response Not Forthcoming to Date ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA, among the largest human services and disaster response organizations in the country, reported today that it is not seeing nationwide donations for the Gulf Coast oil spill and the Nashville floods at anywhere near the levels of Katrina, Haiti, American Samoa and numerous other natural disasters. (Logo:...

2008-09-12 18:00:15

By Howard Witt POINT CELESTE, La. - About 40 miles farther inland from here, around the periphery of one of America's most vulnerable major cities, the U.S.

2008-09-01 09:00:02

By Stacey Plaisance and Becky Bohrer Associated Press NEW ORLEANS -- With a historic evacuation of nearly 2 million people from the Louisiana coast complete, gun-toting police and National Guardsmen stood watch as rain started to fall on this city's empty streets Sunday night -- and even presidential politics took a back seat as the nation waited to see if Hurricane Gustav would be another Katrina.

2008-08-31 00:00:17

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - Retail gas prices swung higher Friday - the first increase in 43 days - as analysts warned that a direct hit on U.S.

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2008-08-29 15:47:21

Tropical Storm Gustav appears to be headed for the Gulf of Mexico on the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's deadly strike on New Orleans.

2008-08-29 15:00:44

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Scott Jensen of the American Chemistry Council, +1-703- 741-5834, scott_jensen@americanchemistry.com ARLINGTON, Va., Aug.

2008-07-08 00:00:17

THE line-up for this year's Doncaster Pride festival, to take place on Sunday, August 17, has now been announced. Katrina Leskanich (formerly of 1997 Eurovision winners Katrina and the Waves, best known for their 1990s hit Walking On Sunshine) will headline the event.

2007-10-03 06:00:14

MIAMI _ Preston Clark had just wrapped up a grueling, seven-month season on the Bassmaster Elite Series Tour in which he crisscrossed the country several times in a quest to win money and qualify for February's Bassmaster Classic.

2007-06-04 09:00:43

By O'Neil, Robert M; Cook, Norma C; Finkin, Matthew W; Henry, Myron S; Et al I.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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