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A race to shore up weakened levees

By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / September 23, 2005

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BATON ROUGE -- The first raindrops from Rita's outer bands began falling in New Orleans yesterday afternoon as engineers performed an 11th-hour bid to strengthen the city's weakened flood protection system and water began seeping into the lower Ninth Ward. (Full article: 729 words)

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