Hurricane Isaac http://kunc.org en In La., Families Still Searching For Storm-Scattered Remains http://kunc.org/post/la-families-still-searching-storm-scattered-remains Lionel Alverez is in the Promised Land Cemetery again, taking inventory. He has been coming to this cemetery in Plaquemines Parish, La., all his life. The graveyard is hemmed in between the Mississippi River and the marsh on a lonely stretch of highway.<p>Promised Land has been the final resting place for the Alverezes for generations. Alverez, 61, points out several graves, one by one. "Albert Alverez. Huey Alverez and Harold Alverez. My brother Allen is near the rear, back there."<p>Lionel's mother, Leola Alverez, wanted to be entombed here as well. Thu, 23 May 2013 20:44:00 +0000 44746 at http://kunc.org In La., Families Still Searching For Storm-Scattered Remains Power's Still Out For Many After Isaac, And They're Boiling http://kunc.org/post/powers-still-out-many-after-isaac-and-theyre-boiling Check this fresh <a href="http://www.nola.com/hurricane/index.ssf/2012/09/publics_anger_at_lengthy_power.html" target="_blank">headline from <em>The Times-Picayune</em> in New Orleans</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"Public's anger at lengthy power outage after Isaac boils over."<p></blockquote><p>According to the newspaper, after six days of camping outside in sweltering temperatures because Hurricane Isaac knocked out power last week, there are many angry folks in the city and surrounding parishes.<p>"What burns my ass is there's no reason in the world it should have to be like this," Melvin Odenwald Tue, 04 Sep 2012 11:56:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 33100 at http://kunc.org Power's Still Out For Many After Isaac, And They're Boiling Isaac Aftermath: Did New Orleans Pass The Test? http://kunc.org/post/isaac-aftermath-did-new-orleans-pass-test Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Linda Wertheimer. The remnants of Hurricane Isaac are still bringing rain to parts of Mississippi and the Ohio Valley. And areas along the Gulf Coast are still recovering from the drenching storm's slow pass over that area. For more, Mark Schleifstein joins us. He covers the environment for the Times-Picayune, and he's speaking to us from his home in Metairie. Mark, billions have been spent trying to protect your area from the disastrous floods that occurred seven years ago from Katrina. Sun, 02 Sep 2012 10:24:00 +0000 33056 at http://kunc.org Gone But Not Forgotten, Isaac Leaves Messy Wake http://kunc.org/post/gone-not-forgotten-isaac-leaves-messy-wake Transcript <p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST: <p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News, I'm Scott Simon. The remnants of Hurricane Isaac have now moved north, dumping heavy rain in Arkansas and Missouri. In Louisiana and Mississippi, it will take many weeks - if not months - to clean up the mess from the flooding and torrential downpours. Sat, 01 Sep 2012 10:12:00 +0000 33021 at http://kunc.org Romney Visits Storm-Stricken La. Ahead Of Obama http://kunc.org/post/romney-visits-storm-stricken-la-ahead-obama Transcript <p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST: <p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon. And there are a little more than 60 days left until the presidential election. Democrats are gearing up for their nominating convention, in North Carolina next week. Republicans, of course, held their convention this week, in Florida. And in a moment, we'll hear a report on President Obama's visit to a U.S. military base.<p>First, though, to his challenger, Mitt Romney. Sat, 01 Sep 2012 10:12:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 33020 at http://kunc.org