Mayor Ray Nagin Is Reelected in New Orleans

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An upbeat Ray Nagin was re-elected this weekend as Mayor of New Orleans, only to learn that massive hurricanes are expected in the Atlantic for the next 20 years. This, as an engineering study says $3.1 billion worth of repairs may not be enough to protect the levees from another Katrina. Life is hard in the "Big Easy." What's the state of reconstruction? Do refugees really want to come back? Can the optimistic mayor pull his administration together and work with state and federal officials who have their hands on the money he needs to rebuild? We speak with journalists, political scientists, geographers and residents of New Orleans.
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Associated Press article on strikes against Taliban in Afghanistan

City of New Orleans

National Hurricane Center predicts active 2006 North Atlantic hurricane season

Nagin's re-election campaign

Landrieu's mayoral campaign

Schwartz's article on the levee study

House Ethics Committee on Willam Jefferson

Congressman Jefferson (D-LA)

House Ethics Committee on Robert Ney

Congressman Ney (R-OH)



Warren Olney