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25,000 refugees headed to Houston

Updated: August 31, 2005, 8:35 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

HOUSTON -- At least 25,000 of Hurricane Katrina's refugees at the New Orleans Superdome will travel in a bus convoy to Houston starting Wednesday and will be sheltered at the 40-year-old Astrodome, which hasn't been used for professional sporting events in years.

Evacuees with special problems already have been evacuated to hospitals in other Louisiana cities, but the 23,000 people now confined to the stuffy, smelly Superdome, as well as some other refugees will go to Houston, ...

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