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lower 9th ward

Six Years After Katrina, Lower 9th Ward Still Bleak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward, the grasses grow taller than people and street after street is scarred by empty decaying houses, the lives that once played out inside their walls hardly imaginable now. St. Claude Avenue, the once moderately busy commercial thoroughfare, looks like the main street of a railroad […]

August 28, 2011