August 2009

by Kathy Lohr - NPR Four years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has regained about 75 percent of its pre-storm population, and there are signs of economic progress. But although New Orleans is rebuilding its arts and tourism venues, including a $165 million theme park in...

We have a big problem in little old New Orleans.  In fact, we have 65,000 of them.  Almost four years after the federal levees failed to hold back the wrath of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is now the #1 most blighted city in America.  We...