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National Perspective

Katrina returns the poor of inner city to forefront

By Peter S. Canellos
Globe Columnist / September 6, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- When ordering people to leave New Orleans while Hurricane Katrina lurked in the Gulf of Mexico, state and federal authorities apparently failed to consider that 27.9 percent of the city was below the poverty line and therefore unlikely to have transportation. (Full article: 779 words)

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