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Effort to contain Gulf oil stalls with stuck saw

Effort to contain Gulf oil stalls with stuck saw PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) – The risky effort to contain the nation’s worst oil spill hit a snag Wednesday when a diamond-edged saw became stuck in a thick pipe on a … Continue reading

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La. Gov. declares emergency ahead of hurricane Ida

La. Gov. declares emergency ahead of hurricane Ida NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Hurricane Ida, the first Atlantic hurricane to target the United States this year, plodded Sunday toward the Gulf Coast with 100 mph winds, bringing the threat of flooding … Continue reading

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Gustav holdouts turn to guns, knives and God

Gustav holdouts turn to guns, knives and God NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – If the floodwaters rise and trap him in his home by the Mississippi River levee, carpenter Juan LeBoeuf plans to bust out through the roof with a knife. … Continue reading

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