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91,000 Tons Of Ice To Cool Food, Medicine And Victims Of Katrina Costing Taxpayers Over $100 Million, Most Of It Never Delivered…

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 - When the definitive story of the confrontation between Hurricane Katrina and the United States government is finally told, one long and tragicomic chapter will have to be reserved for the odyssey of the ice.

Ninety-one thousand tons of ice cubes, that is, intended to cool food, medicine and sweltering victims of the storm. It would cost taxpayers more than $100 million, and most of it would never be delivered.

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