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Remembering Katrina: Friday’s Show (August 28, 2015)

Posted on · Ten years ago this weekend, Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Gulf Coast. On this edition of Houston Matters, we look back. We hear the accounts of Houston Chronicle photographers Melissa Phillip and Brett Coomer, recalling the lead-up to Katrina, the storm itself and the aftermath. They were at the New Orleans Superdome and the […]

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Houston Hosts Mardi Gras Festivities for Katrina Evacuees

Posted on · For the first time Houston is hosting its own Mardi Gras in the form of the Houston Creole Festival and Mardi Gras Parade. Before you natives of New Orleans get upset about yet another Mardi Gras festival that is not THE Mardi Gras on Bourbon street, this one is being organized specifically for Katrina evacuees […]


Katrina Photo Exhibit Opens In Houston

Posted on · The five year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is almost here. The natural disaster and everything that followed is being remembered in a traveling photography exhibit, Those Who Fell Through the Cracks. It opened here in Houston and Bill Stamps has the story.


Katrina Evacuees Now on Their Own

Posted on · Three years after Hurricane Katrina and there are still people getting housing assistance here in Houston. But that comes to an end this month. Bill Stamps more.