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NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Make It Right is keeping Brad Pitt's promise to New Orleans. Almost two years ago, the actor pledged to build 150 affordable, green homes in the Lower 9th Ward, the neighborhood hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina and the flooding it caused.
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The future of New Orleans and its ability to recover from Hurricane Katrina is uncertain, film director Spike Lee said on Wednesday ahead of the premiere of a four-hour documentary on the storm.
By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Bill Friend thought he was ready to go home again. He had read the newspapers, watched TV and talked with friends about the devastation wreaked on New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina. Still, he was shocked.
By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - As New Orleans rebuilds tens of thousands of homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. federal disaster agency has recommended rebuilding at levels below last year's floods, reigniting a debate about how the levee-ringed city can be rebuilt safely.
By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Poor blacks in New Orleans sued on Tuesday to stop the government from replacing public housing units with mixed-income dwellings, calling it a discriminatory move that would bar them from coming home after Hurricane Katrina.
By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Nearly 10 months after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, tow trucks began taking a hundred thousand battered and muddy cars tossed around by the storm on their last rides on Monday.
By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - People returning to New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina have driven house prices up 10 percent as they compete for the few structures that survived, University of New Orleans researchers said on Thursday.
By Jeffrey Jones NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Yvonne Wise recalled many customers of her clothes alteration business as she marched past smashed homes and rusting, overturned cars of New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward to the joyous sounds of a brass band.