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La. governor calls for more troops as violence rises in New Orleans

Rescue work hampered; flood abating

By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / September 2, 2005

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BATON ROUGE, La. -- Governor Kathleen Blanco called yesterday for massive reinforcements of National Guard and federal troops to seize control of New Orleans streets, which city officials said had disintegrated into an anarchic scene of fighting, gunfire, and unattended corpses. At least two law enforcement authorities were wounded by gunfire in the city, officials said, and a medical team ... (Full article: 1271 words)

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