Monday, June 19, 2006

Blanco Calls For Help To Bail Out New Orleans. Again.

La. Governor to Summon National Guard

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Acting at the mayor's request, Gov. Kathleen Blanco said Monday she would send National Guard troops and state police to patrol the streets of New Orleans after a bloody weekend in which six people were killed. "The situation is urgent," Blanco said. "And I call upon anyone with a little red cup to spare to please come and help..."

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