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First Evacuees Arrive at Astrodome

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First Evacuees Arrive at Astrodome

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First Evacuees Arrive at Astrodome

First Evacuees Arrive at Astrodome

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Even as the evacuation of the Superdome is suspended, the first buses carrying hurricane refugees from New Orleans arrives at the Houston Astrodome. The Houston stadium is 350 miles from New Orleans, but perhaps a world away from the growing squalor at the Superdome.