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Week after rains, state's east still soggy

High-running river poses flooding threat in 2 counties; U.S. disaster aid sought

Posted: July 10, 2014 at 3:45 a.m.

Lynn Cary, owner of Hunter Flying Service in Brinkley, drives his four-wheeler through standing water at the city’s airport Wednesday as he transports supplies from his hangar to a dry spot amid lingering flooding.

Floodwaters covered thousands of acres of cropland and were still invading homes in eastern Arkansas on Wednesday, more than a week after heavy rains inundated the area June 29.

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