Tropical Storm Hurricane Isaac begins putting New Orleans to the test

Category 1 storm makes landfall and could dump heavy rain for two days. New Orleans' post-Katrina flood-control efforts should pay off, federal officials say.
Von Tina Susman, Matthew Teague und David Zucchino
A resident moves some of his personal belongings near the boarded up Pontalba Apartments in Jackson Square in the historic French Quarter in a last minute preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac, in New Orleans

A resident moves some of his personal belongings near the boarded up Pontalba Apartments in Jackson Square in the historic French Quarter in a last minute preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac, in New Orleans

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