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James Stevens walked through his sister’s flooded house yesterday in New Orleans’s Lakeview District. Mayor C. Ray Nagin said that in some of the city’s neighborhoods, more than half of the housing stock has serious structural damage.

A battle to rebuild looms in New Orleans

Officials compete to have say in plan

By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / October 2, 2005

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NEW ORLEANS -- Sensual, complicated, fascinating New Orleans is mostly silent and sterile now, more like an abandoned Hollywood back-lot than the vibrant palette of cultures and lifestyles that have made this city unique. (Full article: 1524 words)

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