Thursday, May 17, 2012

Slow push to list breach sites among federal icons ~Kevin McGill~Sites where levee failures led to the catastrophic flooding after Hurricane Katrina would join Civil War battlefields and Mount Rushmore on a federal list of the nation's historic icons if an activist has her way, but legal foot-dragging by the agency that many blame for the flooding is slowing the effort. "It was an event so catastrophic the whole world watched it on TV," Sandy Rosenthal said this week as she walked beside a repaired floodwall along the Lower 9th Ward, which was devastated in the storm's aftermath in 2005. "It's the worst civil engineering disaster in U.S. history."

Saints' Vilma files defamation suit against NFL commissioner Goodell

Latest version of 'hospitality zone' clears Senate committee ~Bill Barrow

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