Content Tagged As hurricane_katrina

2 years 1 month ago

Q&A: Could Sandy postpone the election?

WASHINGTON (AP) - One week before a close election, superstorm Sandy has confounded the presidential race, halted early voting in many areas and led some to ponder whether the election might even be postponed. It could take days to restore electricity to more than 8 million homes and businesses that...

3 years 6 months ago

FEMA asks for relief money back

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Nearly six years after Hurricane Katrina drowned New Orleans in misery, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is reminding storm victims why they cursed the agency for its sluggish response to the disaster. As a new hurricane season begins Wednesday, FEMA is working on a long-delayed...

3 years 10 months ago

Nagin to speak in Pueblo

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will be speaking at CSU-Pueblo tonight. News First 5's John Romero will be talking to Nagin and asking him your questions tonight on News First 5 at 10.

4 years 10 months ago

Super Bowl most watched TV show ever

The Super Bowl was watched by more than 106 million people, surpassing the 1983 finale of "M-A-S-H" to become the most-watched program in television history. The Nielsen Co. estimated Monday that 106.5 million people watched the New Orleans Saints upset the Indianapolis Colts. That beats the "M-A-S-H" finale, which...

5 years 4 days ago

Plastic bottles recycled into blankets

Thrown away plastic bottles are being reincarnated as blankets for disaster victims on the other side of the world. A Buddhist charity organization has been collecting plastic bottles from Taiwan's capital Taipei for the past three years to convert them into about 244,000 polyester blankets intended for disaster zones. The...

5 years 4 weeks ago

Katrina negligence ruling could cost taxpayers

A $720,000 award to seven plaintiffs in a suit over Hurricane Katrina damage could open the federal government--and taxpayers-- to billions of dollars in claims. A federal judge in New Orleans has ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers' failure to properly maintain a navigation channel led to massive flooding...

5 years 2 months ago

Obama to check on Katrina progress

President Barack Obama heads to New Orleans today to check out the continuing recovery from Hurricane Katrina. The president will hold a town hall meeting and stopping by a school in the hard-hit Lower Ninth Ward. In a recent radio address marking Katrina's fourth anniversary, Obama said he's determined to...

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