A car is crushed by a giant oak downed by Hurricane Isaac on St. Charles Avenue in uptown New Orleans August 29, 2012. Hurricane Isaac is expected to slowly churn through Southeast Louisiana for the next 24 hours. UPI/A.J. Sisco
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