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Rodney Carey (left) with students at the Youth Empowerment Project in New Orleans. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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From Bail Bondsman To Teacher

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The National Hurricane Center introduced a new storm surge forecast map this year. This map, centered on New Orleans, is a prototype. NOAA hide caption

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10 Years Since Katrina: A Look Back At The Busiest Hurricane Season

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New Orleans educator Jonathan Johnson is founder and CEO of the Rooted School. Jonathan Johnson hide caption

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New Orleans Educator Dreams Of Teaching Tech To Beat The Streets

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Big Chief Tugga Cloud, 17, leads the Red Flame Hunters, a newer Mardi Gras Indian tribe that is also a youth outreach organization. Eve Troeh/WWNO hide caption

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A Once-Guarded Tradition Spills Open In New Orleans' Streets

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New Orleans police officer Patrick Schneider patrols Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter on Saturday. Jason Saul/WWNO hide caption

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French Quarter Sees Violent Crime Surge; Residents Demand Changes

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The Sonic Boom of the South at Jackson State isn't just a band; it's the university's most visible marketing tool. Keith O'Brien/NPR hide caption

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Drummer And Tuba Player Work To Stay Sharp For Band And College

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Taqueria La Delicia is a lonchera, or food truck, that parks near a Lowe's Home Improvement store in New Orleans. The owner is Honduran, and so are many of the day laborers who eat there. Laine Kaplan-Levenson/WWNO hide caption

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Eat, Drink And Be Scholarly: The Southern Food and Beverage Museum's new, permanent home in New Orleans is designed to help answer many questions — including "How does it taste?" Stephen Binns/Courtesy of SoFAB hide caption

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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin enters court for his corruption trial in New Orleans last month. He was charged with accepting bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Microwave pralines are easier to make than stovetop pralines, and just as tasty. Ed Anderson/Chronicle Books hide caption

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'Treme' Cookbook Captures The Flavor Of A Show And A City

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