Jutting from the coastline in Biloxi, Miss., casino barges have brought a steady stream of revenue to the area and created thousands of jobs for the once depressed coastal community of some 50,000 residents.
By PBS NewsHour
Hurricane Katrina, a powerful Category 4 storm packing 145-mph winds, slammed into the coast of Louisiana Monday morning, bringing torrential rains, spawning possible tornadoes and threatening devastation to the cities of New Orleans and Biloxi.
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