Flood-weary Fargo, ND, lobbies for permanent fix

Associated Press
Flood-weary Fargo, ND, lobbies for permanent fix

In this April 17, 2013, sandbags made at sandbag central are stacked for deployment in Fargo, N.D., where the Red River has caused major flooding in 3 of the past 4 years. With the region thawing out and the river rising again, local leaders are using this year’s race to stave off flooding to campaign for a 36-mile flood canal that would steer the water around the Fargo area and fix its nagging problem once and for all. (AP Photo/The Forum, David Samson)

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