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Finally, a new hospital rises in post-Katrina St. Bernard

 The slowness to rebuild the health care system  served the interests of those seeking to permanently remove poor people and many working families from the area, union leaders and others here say. Unions have taken up the fight for restoring health care facilities and building new ones where they are needed.

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On Danziger Bridge cops shot first, covered up later

New Orleans police are charged with covering up the deadly shootings of innocent people on the Danziger Bridge as they were on their way to search for food days after Hurricane Katrina had laid waste to their city.

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Five years after Katrina, it’s “win or die”

The human-made disaster that preceded the storm and got worse afterward continues.