hurricane rita http://wwno.org en Citizens pays $61 million to settle storm claims http://wwno.org/post/citizens-pays-61-million-settle-storm-claims <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A state-run insurance company of last resort has agreed to settle two remaining class-action lawsuits tied to claims handled after hurricanes Katrina and Rita for $61 million.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 18:41:42 +0000 The Associated Press 20027 at http://wwno.org Citizens sets annual Katrina-Rita bond assessment http://wwno.org/post/citizens-sets-annual-katrina-rita-bond-assessment <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Homeowners will pay $54 on average next year on their insurance policies to cover bond payments being made by state-backed Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp., which had to borrow nearly $1 billion to pay claims from hurricanes Katrina and Rita.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 18:04:15 +0000 The Associated Press 15701 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Endures New Floods in Rita's Wake http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-endures-new-floods-ritas-wake Transcript <p> LIANE HANSEN, host: <p> Renewed flooding and widespread power outages spread across New Orleans as Hurricane Rita blew through the Gulf Coast. But for a city already reeling from the effects of Hurricane Katrina, the damage from Rita was far less than feared. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports from New Orleans. <p> CHERYL CORLEY reporting: <p> City officials couldn't check out the damage that Hurricane Rita caused until the winds died down, then they surveyed the area by helicopter. Along the St. Sun, 25 Sep 2005 12:46:00 +0000 Cheryl Corley 27420 at http://wwno.org