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Fri May 13, 2011
NPR Story

Rolling Fork Mayor Ready For 'Confrontation With Ol' Man River'

Thousands of acres of the Mississippi Delta are being inundated by floodwaters. Backwater levees along the Yazoo River, which feeds into the Mississippi, are not high enough to withstand this record flood. NPR's Debbie Elliott visits one town in the danger zone — Rolling Fork, home of legendary Mississippi bluesman Muddy Waters.

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