Show rundown for 8/29/2005

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Katrina Plows Through New Orleans

Katrina barrels down on on the Crescent City prompting concerns of massive flooding.

Should the U.S. Stay or Go?

Two military experts, one advocating withdrawal and the other advocating staying the course, discuss the future of American troops in Iraq.

New Orlean Faces Flood Risk

While the worst of Katrina has missed New Orleans, the city is still in danger of flooding.

Katrina and Baton Rouge

Storm updates from Karen Henderson, news director at NPR's WRKF in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Hybrid Gets Great Mileage

A California professor has created a hybrid car that get up to 250 miles to the gallon on just one tank of gas.

Crude Oil Prices Surge

The price of crude oil futures briefly surged past $70 a barrel for the first time ever as the offshore oil and gas rigs and refineries based in the Gulf of Mexico were shut down due to the storm.

This program aired on August 29, 2005.

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