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Flood terminology needs re-evaluation

June 30, 2008 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
A farm in northern St. Charles County is seen in this aerial photo Friday. Some scientists and disaster officials say flooding terms such as "100-year" and "500-year" are misleading, especially since the recent flooding came only 15 years after the Great Flood of '93.

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