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Tropical Storm Lee resumes slow march northward

Saturday, September 3, 2011 | 7:40 p.m. CDT

JEAN LAFITTE, La. — Bands of heavy rain and strong wind gusts from Tropical Storm Lee knocked out power to thousands in Louisiana and Mississippi on Saturday and prompted evacuations in bayou towns like Jean Lafitte, where water was lapping at the front doors of some homes.

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