recovery http://wrkf.org en Hurricane Katrina Report: Economic Ups And Downs 8 Years Later http://wrkf.org/post/hurricane-katrina-report-economic-ups-and-downs-8-years-later <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wwno/audio/2013/08/FlemingK8IndexWEB.mp3" class="asset-audio">Community Data Center Chief Demographer Allison Plyer reviews the latest report.</a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s been eight years this month since Hurricane Katrina. The <a href="http://www.gnocdc.org/" target="_blank">Greater New Orleans Community Data Center</a> has been measuring data to see how far the recovery has come, and where the city is heading.</span><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:59:23 +0000 Eileen Fleming 14748 at http://wrkf.org Hurricane Katrina Report: Economic Ups And Downs 8 Years Later For New Orleans, Superdome A Symbol Of City's Spirit http://wrkf.org/post/new-orleans-superdome-symbol-citys-spirit The Superdome in New Orleans has hosted heavyweight fights, papal visits, and — after this weekend — seven Super Bowls, an NFL record. But no event looms larger in the dome's history than Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 storm that turned the stadium into a teeming shelter of last resort.<p>During the storm, reporters spared no hyperbole when describing scenes of human suffering. Sat, 02 Feb 2013 11:52:00 +0000 Keith O'Brien 5643 at http://wrkf.org For New Orleans, Superdome A Symbol Of City's Spirit Jay Perkins, Bud Davis, Beth Gayle http://wrkf.org/post/jay-perkins-bud-davis-beth-gayle <p>Former AP Correspondent and LSU Journalism Professor Jay Perkins discusses the good and bad prognostications made for presidential election.</p><p>Former LSU sports information director Bud Davis previews the LSU-Arkansas match-up.</p><p>Beth Gayle shares the story of her son's recovery from a near fatal hunting accident, which is detailed in the book, "Then Came the Angels."</p><p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Jim Engster 2671 at http://wrkf.org