Oct 15, 2009 3:08 PM by sleonard
Preparations are under way as President Barack Obama plans to speak at the UNO Rec Center today. The President will be discussing the recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina and what still needs to be done four years after the storm devastated the city and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
KATC's Marcelle Fontenot, Jon Carrere and Jim Hummel is in New Orleans covering the days activities.
Stay tuned to KATC and KATC.com as we continue to update this story.
10:20am: The line to enter the UNO Rec Center begins.
11:40am: Everyone in attendance is preparing for the arrival of the President.
11:51: TV3 cameras are at the ready.
12:30pm: Jon Carrere interviews an attendant.
12:40pm: Supporters await to catch a glimpse of the President.
1pm: President Obama's motorcade en route.
1:30pm: The President during his speech.
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