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Fears grow as flooding worsens in many US states

Fears are growing among US residents living along parts of the Mississippi River, where rising flood waters continue to threaten communities in states from Illinois to Louisiana.

Police officers went door-to-door in Memphis, Tennessee, urging residents to leave nearly 1,000 homes near the river and its tributaries.

Daniel Griffiths reports.

  • 07 May 2011
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