Isaac nears New Orleans, floods rural La. levee
Published 08/29/2012, The Dickinson Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Isaac pushed water over a rural levee to flood some homes, knocked out power and immersed beach-front roads in Louisiana and Mississippi early Wednesday as it began a drenching slog inland from the Gulf of Mexico with a newly fortified New Orleans in its path.Word count: 1259
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