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People pile sand bags to protect homes from flood waters in South Sioux City, Nebraska, Sunday, June 5, 2011. Cities up and down the Missouri River in Nebraska and Iowa are inspecting flood walls and piling up sandbags to prepare for a deluge of water the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will release later this month.

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Army Corps expects full breach of NW Missouri levee

Massive sandbags dropped on a faltering Missouri River levee in Missouri have temporarily fortified the floodwall and given Army engineers more time to construct a secondary barrier to protect a threatened Iowa community, authorities said Monday.


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