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Cresting river a relief for 3 flood-hit states

Posted: June 21, 2014 at 3:28 a.m.

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NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. -- A swollen river that threatened homes where Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet crested earlier and at a lower level than expected Friday. Minnesota officials toured waterlogged areas of that state, saying the severity and breadth of flooding make a federal disaster request a near certainty.

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