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  • September 23, 2005  

    Water poured back into parts of New Orleans Friday as the storm surge from Hurricane Rita overran the levees already weakened by Hurricane Katrina. Ceci Connolly of The Washington Post reports on the situation. Continue reading

  • September 23, 2005  

    An update on Hurricane Rita’s path and strength as the storm nears Texas and Louisiana. Continue reading

  • September 23, 2005  

    Sheriff Sam Craft of Rosepine, La. describes how his community is preparing for Hurricane Rita. Continue reading

  • September 23, 2005  

    Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the political impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the growing federal budget deficit, the John Roberts vote and their thoughts on who might replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Continue reading

  • September 22, 2005   BY Admin 

    Drawing upon the harsh lessons of Hurricane Katrina, hundreds of thousands of Texans — many from Houston — continued to evacuate the southeast corner of the state Thursday as Hurricane Rita spun toward the Gulf Coast. Continue reading

  • September 22, 2005  

    Hurricane Rita dropped from a Category 5 storm – the strongest rating – to a Category 4 but meteorologists still say the rain and wind will cause damage to the coasts of Texas and Louisiana. A meteorologist from the National Hurricane Center talks about Rita’s approach. Continue reading

  • September 22, 2005  

    Coast Guard Vice Adm. Thad Allen, the head of the federal government’s Hurricane Katrina relief operation, discusses the continuing recovery effort in New Orleans and the potential danger of Hurricane Rita to the already crippled city. Continue reading

  • September 22, 2005  

    A report from Port Lavaca, Texas on the city’s preparation for the flooding and winds expected to hit the coastal city as Hurricane Rita approaches. Then, a New York Times journalist in Houston talks about the mandatory evacuation for low-lying areas in a city that is prone to flooding. Continue reading

  • September 21, 2005  

    A report from New Orleans about the return of city business owners and their hopes that the levees will hold off Hurricane Rita. Continue reading

  • September 21, 2005  

    A professor of history at the University of North Texas and co-author of the book “Galveston and the 1900 Storm” discusses the devastating hurricane in 1900 that nearly wiped Galveston, Texas off the map. Continue reading