New Orleans: levee breaks swamping city

class=img_thumbleft>You've probably already heard or seen coverage of the two levee breaks in the wall separating Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans; the rupture in the 17th Street Canal levee is now over 200 feet wide. The best continuing coverage we've seen--besides Fox News, which has roundly kicked the asses of CNN, MSNBC, and the broadcast networks--is from New Orleans' CBS affiliate, WWL-TV. The station's website is


; its live blog is



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