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The storm and the disaster that followed reshaped New Orleans and had a dramatic impact to North Texas, and beyond.

About 26,000 evacuees made their way to Red Cross shelters near Dallas. The influx of people shocked the city.

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The musical lineup for the 2014 NCAA March Madness Music Festival in Dallas was announced today – and it includes some top-notch groups.

How about Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band? The Killers? Tim McGraw? Jason Aldean?

They’ll be here in April. And they’ll be performing – for free – at what’s called Reunion Park or the site of the former Reunion Arena.  

Dallas has a new plan to develop the old Reunion Arena site. City council members were briefed yesterday on a proposed land swap to start the ball rolling again on a public/private partnership that was born 40 years ago. It resulted in creation of Reunion Arena, the Hyatt Regency and renovation of Union Station.