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A year after the Gulf Coast and New Orleans were devastated by Hurricane Katrina, the rebuilding process continues, or in many places, has yet to start. Families are still displaced and businesses are still idled.

• Survivors share their stories one year after the storm

• A look at the coast road: 90 miles on U.S. 90

• A scene of destruction: New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward

• A look at Katrina through the eyes of children

• A 150-year history of hurricanes

• A look at the latest photos

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• A look the latest video coverage

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New Orleans, Gulf coast mark Katrina milestone
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The Gulf Coast and New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest storms in American history, in ways both devout and festive. Church bells rang and brass bands played as people across the storm-ravaged coast remembered the past and looked to the future....

The Latest: Clinton: Celebrate progress but continue work
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):...

George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region where Hurricane Katrina sank his popularity 10 years ago....

Katrina-scattered families rebuild separately and together
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HOUSTON (AP) -- Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven....

The Latest: Former President Bush arrives in Mississippi
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GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) -- The latest on former President George W. Bush's trip to New Orleans and Gulfport, Mississippi, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):...

Associated Press photographers reflect on Katrina coverage
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- With Hurricane Katrina headed for the Gulf Coast in late August 2005, The Associated Press deployed dozens of staffers to support its New Orleans and Mississippi bureaus....

Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina....

Beyond gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrina
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long been a serious business....

AP PHOTOS: Before and after images of areas hit by Katrina
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When Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast nearly 10 years ago, it left a mammoth trail of damage in its wake....

Longtime Saints recall the team's role in Katrina recovery
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Coming off a career-threatening injury, Drew Brees had little choice but to sign with a downtrodden franchise in a disaster zone. Sean Payton became coach of the Saints only after being passed over for the job he really wanted in Green Bay....

Correction: Katrina-The Water City story
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In a story Aug. 25 about a new urban water plan for the city of New Orleans, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a chief architect of the plan. He is David Waggonner, not Waggoner....

Nov. 12 sentencing date in post-Katrina burned body case
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A former New Orleans police officer convicted for burning the body of a man shot to death by another officer after Hurricane Katrina will learn in November whether he will get a reduction in his 17-year sentence....

On Mississippi's shore, what Katrina erased not yet replaced
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LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) -- Between Mississippi's seashore and the railroad tracks a little ways inland, where Hurricane Katrina all but erased a neighborhood 10 years ago, Efrem Garza and a handful of other homeowners are still resettling a frontier....

Katrina marker commemorates flooding of Lower 9th Ward
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The catastrophic flooding of New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward now has a commemorative marker at the site where a floodwall protecting the neighborhood collapsed, unleashing a wall of water 10 years ago during Hurricane Katrina....

New Orleans rises decade after Katrina _ but gaps remain
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- As people search for words to describe New Orleans' recovery a decade after Hurricane Katrina, they sometimes use words verging on the Biblical - an economic and cultural resurrection, a rising from the ashes....