Articles Tagged with hurricane katrina

Hurricane Iselle To Hit Hawaii This Week

Hurricane Iselle on the way to Hawaii.

Both a hurricane and a tropical storm are headed across the Pacific and straight to Hawaii, according to CBC News. The U.S. National Hurricane Center has issued a statement informing certain parts of Hawaii to post weather watches for Hurricane Iselle. According to their reports, Hurricane Iselle was 1,700 kilometers east-southeast of Hawaii and moving… Read more »

‘Doomsday Preppers’ Season Premiere Sneak Peek

doomsday preppers season premiere

Doomsday Preppers Season 4 returns on Thursday night. The new season of the hit NatGeo preparedness series will feature a “Back to Basics” theme. National Geographic has urged the nation to tune in to watch “everyday Americans as they bug out, bunker down, and prepare for the worst.” Season 4 Doomsday Preppers will also dig… Read more »

Ray Nagin, New Orleans Mayor During Katrina, Must Pay Back $500K In Bribes

Ray Nagin

Ray Nagin, who was Mayor of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, gained brief national fame when he appeared on numerous TV broadcasts passionately calling for more aid to the stricken city. Now, a court has ruled that the disgraced former Mayor must pay back more than $500,000, following his conviction on multiple bribery and corruption… Read more »

Louisiana Teachers: Court Rules 7,000 Educators Wrongfully Terminated

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The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals rules that 7,000 Louisiana teachers were wrongfully terminated after Hurricane Katrina and are entitled to back wages. The judgment could reportedly bankrupt the Orleans Parish Public School System. The Louisiana school ruling determined that the state is partly responsible for fiscal damages. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling… Read more »

Hurricane Prediction Study Says Ten Times More Katrinas Coming

hurricane prediction researcher warns there will be 10 times more Katrinas

Oh, boy. The newest hurricane prediction, from the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen, predicts that there will be ten times as many Katrinas by the year 2100, with the formerly once-in-a-generation storm surges coming every other year. The study appeared today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It… Read more »