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30 found dead in nursing home  Authorities were removing the remains from a flooded nursing home in a suburban parish Flood survivors 'must leave city'
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City may lose 160,000 homes  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said that one of the biggest challenges would be letting residents return Police hunt for dead
New Orleans ready for mass return  Mayor Ray Nagin has said that nearly 200,000 residents who fled because of Hurricane Gustav can start coming back early on Thursday Morgue boss: 'These are horrible times'  Louisiana officials believe they can identify about half of the 783 bodies brought so far to the St. Gabriel morgue Storm overcomes levee

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  Water is pouring over a patched-up levee, increasing fears that rains brought by Rita could flood the city again
  City police are making the recovery of bodies of Hurricane Katrina victims top priority

  The mayor has ordered the forced evacuation of people refusing to leave, amid fears of serious threats to health
Water pumped from flood-hit city  Engineers have begun pumping water after repairing a key breach in the city's floodwalls Sep.1 Up to 60,000 trying to flee city
  Police and National Guard troops struggled to restore order. Looters and armed gangs were roaming the streets
Aug.31 City evacuations under way
  Bush called the disaster 'one of the worst natural disasters in our nation's history'

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