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Missouri communities prepare for river flooding

June 12, 2008 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
William Kimpton, left, and Ben Walker wade through floodwaters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Thursday afternoon. Three-thousand-nine-hundred homes were evacuated from Cedar Rapids, where rescuers removed people with boats. Officials estimated 100 blocks were underwater, and a railroad bridge over the flooded Cedar River collapsed.

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