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80 Percent Of New Orleans Underwater, Getting Worse...

New Orleans is 80 pct flooded, with water still rushing into the city after Hurricane Katrina due to a 200 foot breach in a dike protecting the city from Lake Pontchartrain, city officials said.

'We probably have 80 pct of our city under water,' Mayor Ray Nagin said after breaches in levees protecting the low-lying Louisiana city sent lake water into the streets.

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