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Lott will discuss Katrina

BILOXI — Former U.S. Sen. Trent Lott, who helped secure $24 billion in federal funds for Gulf Coast relief and rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina, will tell the inside story on those efforts during “An Evening With Trent Lott” tonight at 7 at the Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave.

The presentation marks the first appearance by a major figure involved in the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art’s six-month “Katrina +10exhibition.