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Posted: April 8, 2014 at 5:17 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “It’s been a long time since it’s done this, so people kind of weren’t expecting it.” Fire Chief Mike Knight of Pelham, Ala., after heavy rain hit and dozens of residents had to be rescued from flooded homes

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