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April 25, 2006: The cost for repairs to Louisiana's levee system has ballooned to nearly $10 billion. (Getty)

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George A. Lutz II was raised to be a Redskins fan. Watching the games on television and talking them over was a family tradition. Last Saturday, he caught the victory over the Giants on TV -- in Iraq. Afterward, he called home to Virginia, his dad recalled last night.
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The DeLay-Abramoff Money Trail: Nonprofit Group Linked to Lawmaker Was Funded Mostly by Clients of Lobbyist (Post, December 31, 2005)
Affordable Meets Comfortable: Silver Spring's Gramax 'Offers the Biggest Bang for the Buck' (Post, December 31, 2005)
D.C. Spends Robustly on Official Travel: City Employees Frequently Provide Only Sketchy Accounting of Advances (Post, December 30, 2005)
Reused Devices, Surgery's Deadly Suspects: Patients May Be Exposed to Rare Brain Disease From Prior Operations (Post, December 30, 2005)
Tsunami Stories: Families Lost, and Task Ahead: A Year Later, Emotions High at Indonesian Embassy Ceremony (Post, December 30, 2005)
Sky Watch: Venus Ready to Play Peekaboo (Post, December 30, 2005)
Savoring 2005's Greatest Hits (Post, December 30, 2005)
Homeland Security Is Faulted in Audit: Inspector General Points to FEMA, Cites Mismanagement Among Problems (Post, December 29, 2005)
Hanging Up His Badge: Purcellville Police Chief Is Retiring After 35 Years in Law Enforcement (Post, December 29, 2005)
In the Wake of Katrina, a Sense of Purpose: Volunteers Look Back, and Ahead To Helping More (Post, December 29, 2005)
A Shared Uncertainty: Hurricane Unites Evacuees on Both Sides Of New Orleans's Divide of Race and Class (Post, December 28, 2005)
Where to Watch the College Bowls (washingtonpost.com, December 27, 2005; 12:00 PM)
Slow and Steady Wins the Race (Post, December 27, 2005; 10:37 AM)
N.C. Victims of '99 Hurricane Are Still Weathering Woes (Post, December 27, 2005)
GAO Probes Katrina Credit Card Bills: Audits Examine Purchases by Federal Workers for Abuse, Overpayment (Post, December 27, 2005)
Eternal Restlessness Over Md. Pet Cemetery: Lack of Upkeep Prompts Animal Lovers' Fears That Land Will Be Sold to Developer (Post, December 27, 2005)
In America, A Great Wall (Post, December 27, 2005)
Evacuees Feel Stress From FEMA Deadlines (Post, December 25, 2005)
A 'Castle' of Their Own: Near the mouth of the Potomac, a Minnesota couple get their first look at the family retreat they bought. (Post, December 25, 2005)
Brown's Turf Wars Sapped FEMA's Strength: Director Who Came to Symbolize Incompetence in Katrina Predicted Agency Would Fail (Post, December 23, 2005)
FEMA Slows Search for Kids From Katrina (Post, December 23, 2005)
PRELUDE TO DISASTER : The Making of DHS: Department's Mission Was Undermined From Start (Post, December 22, 2005)
Away in the Mangers, The Business Is Booming: Nativities' Rising Realism Is Keeping Animals Busier (Post, December 22, 2005)
Census Reports Decline in D.C. Population: Skeptical City Officials Plan to Challenge Estimates as Tallies Rise in Md. and Va. (Post, December 22, 2005)
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Katrina's Aftermath -- Opinions†& Editorials

Ewws and Ahhs
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Property Owners Can Help Renters Hurt by Katrina
(Post, September 17, 2005, Page T09)

Teetering on the Precipice
(Post, September 16, 2005; 11:18 AM)

African First Ladies Join to Fight AIDS
(Post, September 16, 2005, Page A27)

See Dubya Run to the WC
(Post, September 16, 2005, Page A29)
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