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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.

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.

A refined oil perspective

Sep 1, 2005
In many parts of the country, gasoline prices are now running at $3 a gallon. Severin Borenstein is director of the University of California Energy Institute. He looks forward with host Cheryl Glaser.

Ripples from the ports

Sep 1, 2005
It's not just oil and natural gas shipments that've been disrupted by Katrina's winds and rains; seaports from Alabama to Louisiana got hit hard, too. John Dimsdale reports on the port slowdown.

Trying to survive in Bayou La Batre

Sep 1, 2005
Much of the spotlight over the last few days has been on New Orleans. But Dan Grech has spent the last few days in southern Alabama, where he met a woman in tears.

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

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.

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