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New Orleans prepares for Isaac

Posted by: 2UE | 29 August, 2012 - 10:06 AM
New Orleans prepares for Hurricane Isaac

The US city of New Orleans is bracing itself for the worst as Hurricane Isaac rolls towards the Gulf Coast.

Mandatory evacuations have taken place - after the tropical storm was upgraded to a category one hurricane overnight, bringing with it 130-kilometre winds.

Local reporter Mike Hoss has told Jason Morrison locals are still recovering from Katrina, which hit almost seven years ago.


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Apology for calling journalist a "cow"

Apology given to Leigh Sales for calling her a 'cow'

Veteran Liberal strategist Grahame Morris has apologised for calling TV journalist Leigh Sales a "cow". Jason Morrison asks if it is sexist to question women, and did her predecessor cop worse criticism in the role.

Stopping kids doing hand stands?

Should the national anthem be sung at school assemblies?

Parents at a Sydney school will fight a ban which stops their children doing handstands and cartwheels in the playground. Angry parent Shona tells Jason Morrison this type of play is part of growing up.

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