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Hurricane Gustav Spares New Orleans

Hurricane Gustav Spares New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, September 1, 2008 (ENS) – Weaker than feared, the center of Hurricane Gustav made landfall as a Category 2 storm near the small town of Cocodrie in Terrebonne parish on the Louisiana coast 72 miles southwest of New Orleans. The storm hit about 10 this morning local time. Forecasters had warned that…