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Miss. high court overturns ruling in Katrina case

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ordered a judge to take another look at lawsuit over whether a company is liable for damage caused when the President Casino was torn from its moorings during Hurricane Katrina and smacked into a nearby hotel. Full story

Public disapproval of Congress hits all-time high

   Public opinion of Congress is at an all-time low, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. 83%of Americans disapprove of Congress and just 32% think their representative deserves to be re-elected. NBC’s Senior Political Editor Mark Murray discusses the implication of the poll on NewsNat

The Motor City goes broke

   With an estimated $18 billion in debt, Detroit has become the largest city to file for bankruptcy. MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, Former DNC chairman Howard Dean, the Wall Street Journal’s Julia Reed, and Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith discuss the details on MSNBC’s NOW.

Harris-Perry: ‘New Orleans is always a tale of multiple cities’

   Almost 8 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans, the recovery has been anything but easy. Author Julia Reed and MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry discuss where the city is bouncing back and how the cultural makeup of New Orleans helps shape its identity.

Obamacare helps, but community clinics work to fill the gaps

New Orleans is poor, and the Louisiana legislature is doing its best to undermine health care reform. But neighborhood health centers are finding ways to do more with less. Full story

MSNBC sponsors another free health clinic day in New Orleans

   Thomas Roberts talks with Nicole Lamoureux from the National Association of Free Clinics about MSNBC’s free health clinic day in New Orleans on July 3. She also explains how the Medicaid expansion is affecting the city’s residents.

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Will the Bush library whitewash Hurricane Katrina?

'Sandy' Retired from Hurricane Name List

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Ex-New Orleans mayor pleads not guilty in kickback case

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Will Hurricane Sandy's Name Be Retired?

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  America’s infrastructure continues to crumble

A report card issued this year gave American infrastructure a D+ grade. Melissa Harris-Perry’s panel looks at the bridge collapse in Washington state and why funding infrastructure projects is not a classic consensus issue for both parties.

  Who will be there when disaster strikes?

Melissa Harris-Perry’s panelists recount stories from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy, and the Joplin tornadoes, and what we can learn about rebuilding.

  'We're going into neighborhoods today,' says FEMA administrator

FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate joins Morning Joe to discuss what the agency is doing on Wednesday in Moore, Oklahoma following a devastating tornado and what the agency has learned since Hurricane Katrina.

  Hayes: Liberals, listen up

Chris Hayes' plea to fellow liberals about what scandals are really scandals this week.

  All-women team re-roofs damaged homes

The women roofers of North Carolina say roofing is a “great way to get out frustration,” and in the process they have re-roofed more than 60 homes in North Carolina, and a handful in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports.

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