Hurricane Isaac: Floodwaters jump Plaquemines Parish levee as New Orleans weathers storm

A church is flooded as Hurricane Isaac hits

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A church is flooded as Hurricane Isaac hits in Braithwaite, La. (Aug. 29, 2012) (Credit: AP)

Louisiana officials said Wednesday they may have to intentionally breach a levee in a flooded area as Isaac made a slow, drenching slog inland before weakening to a tropical storm and a dusk-to-dawn curfew was declared in New Orleans. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said officials may cut a hole in a levee on the east bank of Plaquemines Parish to relieve pressure on the structure. At a news conference...

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