"DaySide" is back this week with a brand new look, as hosts Juliet Huddy and Mike Jerrick bring you the stories you won't want to miss. Join us today for what promises to be a lively hour of informative fun!

Here are just some of the topics you'll find on "DaySide" today:

Hurricane Rita (search) is getting bigger and stronger… where will hit? We’re tracking the latest path of the storm.

From New Orleans to Galveston, Texas, people are taking no chances, so they’re boarding up and getting out of town. We'll talk with Galveston's mayor Lyda Ann Thomas (search) about the evacuation efforts underway in her city.

Then, Rita is the 9th hurricane and 17th named storm this season. Are there more storms coming and are they getting stronger? We’ll ask the head of atmospheric sciences at Georgia Institute of Technology Judith Curry.

And sometimes emergencies bring out the worst in people: Everything from gasoline to plywood to hotel rooms are suddenly a lot more expensive. Not for long! We will talk to one politician who is doing something about it. Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist has filed his state's first lawsuit against a gas station and he joins us live.

And 34 seniors died in a New Orleans nursing home and the owners are charged with a crime. We’ll talk to the lawyer for the owners, who says they are heroes! We’ll let you decide in a “DaySide” debate.

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