Greg Allen Greg Allen reports on the diverse issues and developments tied to the Southeast. He covers everything from breaking news to economic and political stories to arts and human interest features.

Katrina Sparked Push To Improve Hurricane Forecasting

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Palm trees bend and banners rip on Canal Street as Hurricane Katrina blows through New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005 — 10 years ago Saturday. Ted Jackson/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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3 Views On A Tragedy: Reporters Recall First Days After Katrina

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Joel Munguia (center), owner of Chino's, a barbershop in Kenner, La., sits with his nephew, Waldyn Munguia (left), as they have a laugh outside on the waiting benches at the shop. Munguia came to New Orleans from Honduras in 2005 after Katrina and opened his dream shop for Latino hairstyles in 2012. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Some Moved On, Some Moved In And Made A New New Orleans

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Children walk down one of the many empty streets next to the vacant lots where houses once stood. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Ghosts Of Katrina Still Haunt New Orleans' Shattered Lower Ninth Ward

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Hillary Clinton Knocks Jeb Bush's Slogan At Urban League Conference

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Authorities Search For Motive In Lafayette, La., Movie Theater Shootings

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Florida's Supreme Court says the state's maps have to be redrawn for eight congressional districts, but many more will be affected as well. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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It's Back To The Drawing Board For Florida's District Maps

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Florida Court Rules Eight Congressional Districts Must Be Redrawn

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Puerto Rico Lobbies Congress For Help In Solving Debt Crisis

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Carnival Receives U.S. Permission To Operate Cruises To Cuba

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Panthers roam in rural Collier County, in southwest Florida. As the Florida state animal's population has grown, wildlife officials may seek to take the panther off the endangered species list. Courtesy of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida hide caption

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On The Rebound, Panthers Prowl Expanding Swath Of Land In Florida

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Puerto Ricans Fear Troubled Economy Will Inflict Real Pain

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Puerto Rico's Governor Seeks To Delay Debt Payments

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Facing Massive Debt, Puerto Ricans Warned Belt Tightening Will Be Needed

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