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Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Martial Law

It's starting to get a wee bit creepy in the bayou...

Martial Law has been declared in parts of New Orleans as conditions continued to deteriorate. Water levels in The Big Easy and it's suburbs are rising at dangerous levels and officials stated they don't know where the water is coming from. Residents are being urged to get out of New Orleans in any way they can as officials fear "life will be unsustainable" for days or even weeks.
Martial Law:
1) Temporary rule by military authorities, imposed on a civilian population especially in time of war or when civil authority has broken down.

2) The law imposed on an occupied territory by occupying military forces.

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