Bush Sends Active Duty Troops to Katrina Region

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Evacuees wait to be moved from outside the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans on Saturday. Reuters hide caption

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Evacuees at Superdome, shot from above

Evacuees wait to be moved from outside the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans on Saturday.

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President Bush says 7,000 active-duty troops will go to Louisiana for additional hurricane relief. Despite hopes all would be evacuated Friday, some New Orleans flood victims remain at the Superdome. Security forces are still trying to restore order, and engineers are working to drain the city.

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