Dept. of Closing the Barn Door After....Good news
, two weeks too late; and bad news, never timely . . . .
"Repairs on New Orleans Levee Completed
By DOUG SIMPSON, AP
NEW ORLEANS (Sept. 5) - A week after Hurricane Katrina, engineers plugged the levee break that swamped much of the city and floodwaters began to recede, but along with the good news came the mayor's direst prediction yet: As many as 10,000 dead."