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|Predicted rainfall dangerously close to levees limit; engineers rush repairs
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With dark clouds from Hurricane Rita above, Oklahoma National Guardsmen Spc. Kenny Kvarme, left, and Spc. Christopher Woods wave for a vehicle to stop at a checkpoint leading into New Orleans on Thursday. With the threat from Rita, the National Guard cut off all access into the city.
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