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Sun May 8, 2011
Around the Nation

Mississippi Flooding Surges Downriver

Some residents of Kentucky living near the Mississippi River are being allowed back in their homes to survey the damage from floodwaters as they begin to recede. Downriver, however, the Mississippi is now threatening Vicksburg, Memphis and other river towns. Host Liane Hansen talks with NPR's David Schaper about preparations for massive flooding.