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Sep 1, 2008

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Centers help evacuees wait out storm

Sep 1, 2008
As Hurricane Gustav came ashore along the Gulf Coast, more than 2 million evacuees found shelters to wait out the storm. Tess Vigeland got the perspective of two members of the Southern Baptist Convention, which is providing assistance.
New Orleans residents wait for buses and trains to evacuate them from the city at the Union Passenger Terminal in New Orleans on Sunday.
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Refineries, rigs take Gustav's blows

Sep 1, 2008
Oil companies won't know the full extent of damage to offshore oil rigs and refineries in and along the Gulf of Mexico until Hurricane Gustav passes. But they think measures they've taken should limit the losses.

Study finds little impact from drug ads

Sep 1, 2008
The pharmaceutical industry spends billions of dollars on direct-to-consumer advertising. But a Harvard Medical School study says the ads aren't really working. Janet Babin reports.

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