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    Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    Former President Bill Clinton, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans residents, faith leaders, and advocates spoke at an event commemorating the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the region’s recovery following the storm. Soledad O’Brien was the master of ceremonies. The event included the national anthem, other musical performances, videos, and prayers.

    “Katrina 10 Commemoration: The Power of Community” was a commemoration presented by The Rockefeller Foundation and The City of New Orleans in the Smoothie King Center.

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    Ceremony Honoring Hurricane Katrina First Responders

    Former President George W. Bush, Governor Phil Bryant (R-MS), and former Governor Haley Barbour (R-LA) honor the first responders to Hurricane Katrina at the First Responders Remembrance in Gulfport, Mississippi.

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    Former President Jimmy Carter News Conference on Cancer Diagnosis

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter discussed his cancer diagnosis. He said that melanoma which first occurred in his liver had spread to his brain, and that he would begin treatment that day. He also took questions from reporters at the Carter Center in Atlanta, and talked about his plans for the future. President Carter said he trusted his doctors and would follow their advice for treatment, and that he was at ease. He spoke about his accomplishments and regrets in life.

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    Presidential Candidate Rick Perry Meet-and-Greet at the Iowa State Fair

    Former Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) spoke to reporters and met with fairgoers following his remarks at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines.

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    Donald Trump on Third Parties

    Donald Trump, a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, was asked why he would not declare that he would not run as a third party candidate for president. This was a portion of an interview by Chuck Todd on “Meet the Press.”

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    Presidential Candidate Donald Trump at the Iowa State Fair

    Donald Trump, a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, spoke to reporters just outside the fairgrounds of the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. He announced that he would soon be releasing policy papers on immigration and taxes. He was seen arriving in his helicopter in which he offered free rides to children.