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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Premier Greg Selinger thanks military as troops pull out of Manitoba flood zone

With the flood threat dropping across much of southern Manitoba Friday, the military began to pull out of the region and government officials started tallying up the damage from a week of surging water.

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7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Polar vortex? Nope, just cooler Midwestern temps

Bartek Lasak, 3, runs back to shore after trying to play in the cold water at the lake front Friday, July 11, 2014 in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Meteorology, Science, Michigan

10 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Extent of farmland damage from floods trickles in

Zumwalt lost all of it just a few years ago in 2008, when two of the region's levees couldn't hold back the engorged river, ultimately submerging tens of thousands of acres of farmland.

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11 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Extent of flood-related ag land damage trickles in

Officials say it's too early to offer a sweeping estimate of the flood's financial cost.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Weather

15 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

Flood-risk area campaigns for future protection money

South Hinskey Parish Council chairman Maggie Rawcliffe, right, with Defence Secretary Philip Hammond and MP Nicola Blackwood on a visit to view flood defences in February FLOOD-PRONE South Hinksey is to campaign for money for new defences after being told it was competing with "a lot of other places".

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19 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Flooding's bad enough without the gawkers

Laurie Wolfe and her husband, Brian , are sick of all the people driving past their St.Franv ois Xavier home to gawk at the flood preparations.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

TwinCities

Flood-damaged Blue Mounds State Park to reopen Monday

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says Blue Mounds State Park near Luverne will reopen Monday after a monthlong shutdown caused by flood damage.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Luverne, MN, Weather

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Flash flood watch issued for southern Nevada

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a flash flood warning for south central Clark County in southern Nevada until 6 p.m. The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Arizona, California and Nevada until 9 p.m. Affected Nevada areas may include: Lake Mead National Recreation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Las Vegas, NV, US National Parks, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Clark County, NV

The Miami Herald

Iowa flooding 911 call: 'A boy went in the sewer'

This undated file photo provided by the Blake family shows Logan Blake, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Bangor Daily News

Reuters finds that coastal flooding has surged in US

Coastal flooding along the densely populated Eastern Seaboard of the United States has surged in recent years, a Reuters analysis has found.

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KFVS12

Towns hopeful worst of flood is behind them

Officials in several Mississippi River towns are cautiously optimistic that they're about to emerge from the flood of 2014 with relatively minor damage.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Clarksville, MO, Foley, MO, Elsberry, MO

Brandon Sun

Flooding spikes Stress Line calls

The swollen Assiniboine River covers farmland along Grand Valley Road west of Brandon earlier this month.

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CBC News

Bridges, pathways the next focus in Fish Creek Park flood recovery

More than half of the pathways in Fish Creek Provincial Park were impacted in some way after last year's flood.

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CBC News

Manitoba flooding: Assiniboine River cresting near Portage la Prairie

River levels are peaking near Portage la Prairie, Man., tonight but provincial forecasters warn that a second river crest is expected to reach parts of the province's southwest starting tomorrow.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Surrey Leader

Don't rush Site C dam, mayor urges

The community most affected by the proposed third dam on the Peace River is urging the B.C. government to get more answers before going ahead.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Vermont Towns Are Models For National Flood Planning

The lessons of Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont have been incorporated into a new report designed to assist communities across the nation.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Environmental Law, Law, Waitsfield, VT, Moretown, VT

TheDenverChannel

Boy Scouts back at camp after flood evacuation

WALSENBURG, Colo. - About 100 Boy Scouts are back at their southern Colorado camp after being evacuated during a flash flood.

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Iceland Review

Small Glacial Outburst Flood in South Iceland

There are indications that a small glacial outburst flood is occurring in the river MAolakvA sl, which originates in MA1 2rdalsjA kull glacier, where the volcano Katla is located.

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Globe and Mail

Defence Minister vetoes Mulcair visit to military post in Manitoba flood zone

An aerial view of the flooding in the Bird's Point area of Round Lake in Saskatchewan on Sunday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Performers take the stage July 10 to benefit Glen Haven Fire Department flood recovery efforts

The Cultural Arts Council of Park celebrates its 16th year presenting outdoor music with a special Thursday Night Live dedicated to raising money for the rebuilding of Glen Haven.

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Related Topix: Glen Haven, CO, Natural Disasters, Front Range, Bluegrass, Weather, Estes Park, CO, Entertainment

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