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Variations of this can include clasping the opponent's hand instead of hooking the upper arm, for extra leverage and bridging out, while performing the move to increase leverage and immobilize the opponent.

Attempting to impress the general and give him leverage against Michael, T-Bag tracks down
waters fifteen feet deep to lap at the top of the walls.

Hurricane Katrina After Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, the 17th Street Canal levee was breached over a two city-block wide length on the New Orleans side, contributing to extensive flooding in New Orleans.

On her first official visit in 2000, Governor General Adrienne Clarkson hosted a public levee at the facility.

The levee Boards had hamstrung the Army Corps.

WMR has just been informed by evacuees in Baton Rouge from Lakeview, a well-to-do New Orleans neighborhood, that the flooding of the city was caused by a loose barge striking the levee on the 17th Street Canal thus weakening the retaining wall.

Zydecoldsmobile"); Memphis style horn arrangements ("Angeline"); swamp pop ("Soul Salvation"); a mash up of New Orleans musical textures ("Deep South"); and the exuberant bayou groove and guitar showcase of the title song ("levee Town").

Two days later (5 October), however, he attended a levee, and was peremptorily required to leave the castle.

Several investigations have attempted to examine the cause of the levee failures.

During questioning, he admitted to pulling four sandbags from one portion of the levee and moving them to the trouble spot he'd claimed to have seen.

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