Members of the Swift Water Rescue Team rescue stranded employees of WQRZ radio station in the Shoreline Park area of Bay St. Louis, Miss., during Hurricane Isaac on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Isaac was packing 80 mph winds, making it a Category 1 hurricane. It came ashore early Tuesday near the mouth of the Mississippi River, driving a wall of water nearly 11 feet high inland and soaking a neck of land that stretches into the Gulf.
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published Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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PEARLINGTON, Miss. — Mississippi wildlife officers used small motorboats Wednesday to rescue several people from a neighborhood that Isaac flooded in the small coastal town of Pearlington.