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New Orleanian of the Year 2009: Jim Lettennew

The mere mention of Jim Letten's name sends shivers down the spines of crooked pols and evokes cheers from citizens, but he gives all the credit to his staff, fellow prosecutors, the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration and other agencies.
Gambit  |  The Gambit Staff  |  01-06-2010  |  Commentary

D.J. Augustin Plays a Real Pick-Up Gamenew

Hurricane Katrina ended Augustin's hopes to be a basketball star in New Orlenas, but he joined the team at a Texas high school where he evacuated -- and he now plays for the Texas Longhorns.
Gambit  |  Adam Norris  |  08-29-2007  |  Sports

My Last Normal Day in New Orleansnew

Do you remember August 27, 2005?
The Village Voice  |  Edie Hall  |  08-30-2006  |  Commentary

The Wake of the Stormnew

One year later, the nation has forgotten Katrina.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Eric Johnson  |  08-24-2006  |  Commentary

Throw Us Something, Americanew

Across the country, it's time to make some noise about New Orleans -- it's time for a National Mardi Gras.
Gambit  |  Michael Tisserand  |  01-24-2006  |  Commentary

Let Pump Prices Soarnew

Gas should stay expensive so we value the earth's rare gift and use it wisely for the common good. If governments really want to moderate the cost of fuel, they'll reduce demand.
NOW Magazine  |  Wayne Roberts  |  09-27-2005  |  Commentary

The Neocon's Bathtubnew

New Orleans shows what the radical oligarchs have in store for the rest of us.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Kel Munger  |  09-21-2005  |  Commentary

The Diaspora, Blowing Down the Roadnew

Katrina brings to mind the lessons of the 1927 flood of the Mississippi River.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Steve Perry  |  09-20-2005  |  Commentary

The Big Ball of Blamenew

Who could watch the news reports of Katrina without asking who is to blame? Leaders have been busy blaming each other. But perhaps we are all to blame.
Style Weekly  |  Donelson R. Forsyth  |  09-19-2005  |  Commentary

Fundies Gone Wildnew

These fundie Christian Web sites have all the answers regarding the devastation of New Orleans.
Tucson Weekly  |  Connie Tuttle  |  09-15-2005  |  Commentary

The Storm of the Centurynew

Unlike Bill O’Reilly, this writer didn’t see looters, or rapists, or murderers in New Orleans -- just people pushed to their personal limit who were surviving, people trying to feed their babies and take care of their sick.
Jackson Free Press  |  Ali Greggs  |  09-08-2005  |  Commentary

The Hope Sleeps Tonightnew

The horrors have been far too many for one week not just on the Gulf Coast but in Jackson, Miss., a city that has seemed without a leader since this disaster happened.
Jackson Free Press  |  Donna Ladd  |  09-08-2005  |  Commentary

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