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For Rita, officials use Katrina's lessons

Gulf states mobilize as new storm nears

By Brian MacQuarrie and Keith O'Brien
Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent / September 21, 2005

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NEW ORLEANS -- Hurricane Rita lashed the Florida Keys yesterday and churned furiously into the Gulf of Mexico, prompting officials from Florida to Texas to apply lessons from inadequate preparations made before Hurricane Katrina struck. (Full article: 992 words)

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