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Rain threat has Big Easy jittery

Pumps still iffy after deluge

By Compiled by Democrat-Gazette staff from wire reports

This article was published August 12, 2017 at 4:28 a.m.

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John Flemming and Andrea Dube fill sandbags Friday in New Orleans as the threat of more "ooding from rainstorms kept the city on edge. One resident said the potential for "ooding and the fear that pumps could be overwhelmed are “bringing back Katrina memories.”

With debris from last weekend's flash flood still piled on sidewalks and their city under a state of emergency, New Orleans residents prepared Friday for more rain forecast to tax the city's malfunctioning pump system.

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HM2 says... August 12, 2017 at 7:55 p.m.

Well friends; this is what one can expect when your city and state are run by liberal Democrats in every branch of government from dog catcher to garbage pick up. I only hope that a major hurricane stays away. but hey, New Orleans could use a good flushing.

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