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Flooding Strands Residents In Plaquemines Parish

Rain from Hurricane Isaac has topped an 18 foot section of a levee in southeastern Louisiana. For more on what's going on in the area, Steve Inskeep talks to Jennifer Hale, a reporter for local television station WVUE.

Even At Category 1, Isacc Packs A Punch

Hurricane Isacc made landfall in Louisiana Tuesday night, and is battering the Gulf Coast with high winds and a lot of rain. The storm is moving very slowly, and New Orleans has yet to see the worst of the winds.

Missing Tourist In Iceland Finds Herself

Police called for help searching for a woman described as 5'2" and of Asian descent. She apparently walked off from a tour bus. People began looking for her — including a 5'2" tourist of Asian descent. It turns out the bus driver didn't recognize her after she had changed her clothes.

Larry Bird Looms Large Over Magic Johsnon

The two NBA greats played opposite each other in the college championship game in 1979. Johnson's Michigan State team beat Bird's Indiana State. Now Indiana State plans a 15-foot-tall statue of Larry Bird. It would be larger than any existing statue of Magic Johnson.

Finding A Home In Arlington, Va.

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is an all-volunteer, non-profit animal rescue organization devoted to saving the lives of homeless animals and spreading the word about responsible pet ownership.