Isaac continues to slam Gulf Coast with heavy rain, strong winds
Published 08/30/2012, Associated Press
Isaac's whistling winds lashed New Orleans and the storm dumped nearly a foot of rain on its desolate streets, but the system of levee pumps, walls and gates appeared Thursday to have withstood one of the stiffest challenges yet. To the north and south, though, people had to be evacuated or rescued as Isaac lingered over Louisiana.Word count: 1051
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