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Tropical storm heads towards New Orleans
Isaac, on track to hit southern US coast on Wednesday, is less powerful than hurricane that devastated city in 2005.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2012 11:45 GMT
Storm Lee weakens over Louisiana
New Orleans escapes mostly unscathed but other southeastern regions still face threat of flash flooding and tornadoes.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2011 05:42 GMT
US army opens Mississippi floodgate
Thousands of homes and swathes of farmland at risk in bid to protect major cities from flooding, including New Orleans.
Last updated: 16 May 2011 06:06 GMT
New Orleans elects white mayor
Mitch Landrieu becomes first white mayor in 32 years in majority African American city.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2010 15:02 GMT
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