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FILE - In this May 3, 2019 aerial file photo, the Modern Woodmen Park, top, and the surrounding of downtown Davenport, Iowa, are area covered by Mississippi River floodwaters. The prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion in repairs and cleanup, the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative, and advocacy group for river communities, said Tuesday, June 25, 2019. (Kevin E. Schmidt/Quad City Times via AP, File)
June 25, 2019 - 1:26 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Repairs and cleanup following the prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion, an advocacy group for river communities said Tuesday. Heavier than normal snow melt in the late winter and frequent and heavy rains through the spring led to flooding...
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This June 13, 2019, photo shows a sign that reads "Many people have died trying to swim to the other side," posted in a church sheltering Central American migrants in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The irrigation canals near El Paso look calm on the surface and easy to cross, but their V-shape creates a quick undertow. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
June 24, 2019 - 7:08 pm
Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead this summer as record numbers of migrant families try to get into the United States. Authorities believe the four may have been dead for days before...
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This June 13, 2019, photo shows a sign that reads "Many people have died trying to swim to the other side," posted in a church sheltering Central American migrants in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The irrigation canals near El Paso look calm on the surface and easy to cross, but their V-shape creates a quick undertow. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
June 24, 2019 - 5:40 pm
Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead this summer as record numbers of migrant families try to get into the United States. Authorities believe the four may have been dead for days before...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2019, file photo, cars and trucks line up to enter the U.S. from Mexico at a border crossing in El Paso, Texas. Authorities in far South Texas say U.S. Border Patrol agents have discovered the bodies of four people, including three children, who appeared to have died from heat exposure after crossing the Rio Grande. Hidalgo County sheriff's Sgt. Frank Medrano said the bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found Sunday, June, 23, 2019, in or near Anzalduas Park, which borders the river in the city of Mission. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
June 24, 2019 - 4:48 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead this summer as record numbers of migrant families try to get into the United States. Authorities believe the four may have been...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2019, file photo, cars and trucks line up to enter the U.S. from Mexico at a border crossing in El Paso, Texas. Authorities in far South Texas say U.S. Border Patrol agents have discovered the bodies of four people, including three children, who appeared to have died from heat exposure after crossing the Rio Grande. Hidalgo County sheriff's Sgt. Frank Medrano said the bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found Sunday, June, 23, 2019, in or near Anzalduas Park, which borders the river in the city of Mission. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
June 24, 2019 - 4:28 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead this summer as record numbers of migrant families try to get into the United States. Authorities believe the four may have been...
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Numerous environmental activists walk on a roadway on the site of the Garzweiler open-cast mine in Garzweiler, Germany, Saturday, June 22, 2019. The protests for more climate protection in the Rhineland continue. (David Young/dpa via AP)
June 22, 2019 - 11:23 am
HOCHNEUKIRCH, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of climate change activists broke through a police cordon and stormed into one of Germany's biggest lignite coal mines Saturday, two days after European Union leaders disagreed on a plan to make the bloc carbon neutral by 2050. Police ordered protesters to...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2018, file photo, a duck boat that sank during a thunderstorm on July 19, 2018, killing 17 people on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., is raised from the bottom of the lake. A federal grand jury on has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people. The 47-count indictment was unsealed and made public Thursday, June 20, 2019 by the Springfield grand jury. (Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP, FIle)
June 20, 2019 - 6:32 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people. Curtis Lanham, the general manager at Ride the Ducks Branson, and Charles Baltzell, the operations supervisor, were charged...
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Tom Puckett
June 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The huge swath of mud after last week's Corporate Challenge at Delaware Park was not the only city park facing issues. The wet spring has made it tough for crews to cut the grass at many others. At Delaware Park, the city is working with Olmsted Parks to establish a rehabiliation...
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NWS Buffalo
June 16, 2019 - 8:17 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's not just your imagination. We're setting records when it comes to rainfall in the region and there's more rainfall in the offing for Buffalo and Western New York. The National Weather Service in Buffalo says we shattered the 1926 record for rainfall for June 15th as more...
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This Tuesday, June 11, 2019, photo shows the raging waters in the Big Cottonwood Creek, near Salt Lake City. The summer's melting snowpack is creating rivers that are running high, fast and icy cold. The state's snowpack this winter was about 150 percent higher than the historical average and double the previous year, which was the driest on record dating back to 1874, said Brian McInerney, hydrologist for the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City. Large parts of the Salt Lake City metro area sits near the foothills of the towering Wasatch Range. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
June 13, 2019 - 12:57 am
DENVER (AP) — A welcome surge of melting snow is pouring out of the Rocky Mountains and into the drought-stricken rivers of the southwestern U.S., fending off a water shortage but threatening to push rivers over their banks. Last winter brought above-average snowfall to much of Colorado, Utah and...
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