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  • WWLTV Blog Since 8:00AM 8/30

    08/30/2005 7:15:52 PM PDT · by UPcrawfish · 10 replies · 2,793+ views
    Updates as they come in on Katrina 08:11 PM CDT on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 Tom Planchet 8:04 P.M. - Mayor Nagin: Unhappy that the helicopters slated to drop 3,000-pound bags into the levee never showed up to stop the flow of water. Too many chiefs calling shots he says. 7:59 P.M. - Mayor Nagin: Pumps at 17th street canal has failed and water will continue pouring into the city. Nine feet of water is expected on St. Charles Avenue that will be nine feet high. Water is expected to spread throughout the east bank of Orleans and possibly Jefferson...
  • WTC Steel Used For Bow Of NAVY Ship

    09/10/2003 4:04:21 AM PDT · by UPcrawfish · 32 replies · 565+ views
    Baton Rouge Morning Advocate
    My apologies if this is not done correctly, my first attempt.. =============== Trade center steel poured into mold for Navy ship By VICKI FERSTEL - vferstel@theadvocate.com - Suburban writer AMITE -- A relic of one of this nation's greatest tragedies -- 24 tons of steel from the World Trade Center -- was transformed Tuesday into a symbol of this country's military might when the steel was superheated and poured into a casting mold to create parts for the U.S. Navy's amphibious transport dock ship New York. The transformation took place in the small town of Amite, population 2,000, which houses...