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Stay home for Labor Day. Or maybe not.

| Sep 2, 2005
Don't drive if you don't have to, say governors in Georgia, the Carolinas and Pennsylvania. They're asking people to conserve gas over the Labor Day weekend. Thousands of drivers are already complaining about price gouging. Well let the gouging begin, says economist and commentator Stephen Moore.

The Big Easy's tough location

| Sep 2, 2005
It'll be weeks before the people of New Orleans can return home, maybe years before the city is anything like its old self. Louisiana State University professor Craig Colten says the city's location is a blessing and a curse.

Climbing gas prices and consumer spending

| Sep 2, 2005
Despite rising gas prices, people are spending as much as ever. Looks like Katrina might bring that to an end. Stacey Vanek Smith reports.

Resources to help New Orleans

| Sep 2, 2005
Tonight NBC airs a telethon to raise money for hurricane relief. Commentator Gary Bridges says that oil companies should step in.

Getting the news from New Orleans

| Sep 2, 2005
New Orleans' Times-Picayune newspaper just publihsed its first print version since the storm — it's been publishing online only. Veteran Newsman Adam Clayton Powell III says that in this crisis, new technologies are helping newsmakers and news consumers.

A grim outlook from New Orleans

| Sep 1, 2005
Drinking water is scarce, looting and violence are on the rise, and today search and rescue missions were put on hold after helicopters came under fire. Host Cheryl Glaser talks with AFP reporter Mira Oberman in New Orleans.

Landing in Texas

Bob Moon | Sep 1, 2005
Among evacuees who have made it out of New Orleans, many are heading to Texas. By mid-afternoon, some 5,000 refugees had already made the trip from the Superdome in New Orleans to the Astrodome. Bob Moon reports.

Funding recovery

Hilary Wicai | Sep 1, 2005
The head of New Orleans' emergency operations said today that FEMA's response to the hurricane has been "a national disgrace." Hillary Wicai looks at how high the recovery bill could go — and how it will get paid.

Keeping businesses going on the Gulf?

Amy Scott | Sep 1, 2005
Employers with operations along the Gulf Coast are also pitching in and helping with disaster relief. Many have set up hotlines and emergency shelters for displaced workers and their families. Amy Scott reports.

Facing gas shortages

| Sep 1, 2005
Power outages are affecting the pipelines that carry fuel from the Gulf Coast to other parts of the Southeast. From WFAE in Charlotte, North Carolina, Jaime Bedrin reports.

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