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Hurricane Katrina Anniversary Events

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A funeral march to honor Katrina victims lead by musician Charmaine Neville kicks off events to mark the storm’s fifth anniversary in New Orleans.

http://video.ap.org/?t=By%20Section/U.S.&g=0825dv_katrina_funeral_march&f=1167515

and demolition is still underway on properties that were left abandoned after Hurricane Katrina

http://video.ap.org/?t=By%20Section/U.S.&g=0826dv_katrina_demolition&f=1167515

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Hurricane Katrina struck the Louisiana coast on August 29, 2005. In it’s aftermath over 1800 people died and close to 100 billion dollars of property was destroyed.

The Hip Hop community is also marking the anniversary in it’s own way.

http://hiphopcaucus.org/katrina

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President Obama will be in New Orleans on Sunday to commemorate the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. He will mark the occasion with a speech at Xavier University.

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