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Midwest / Flooding #1099625

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 31, 2015
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(Studio: Elaine Quijano) The historic flooding in the Midwest introduced; map shown.

(Valley Park, Missouri: David Begnaud) The flooding in Missouri reviewed; scenes shown of the Meramec & Mississippi Rivers, a traffic jam, a house washing away, highways under water; details given about the closing of Interstate 55 and water treatment plants. [Arnold resident John HOUSER‡, Gene LISTON‡- comment.] [St. Louis County executive Steve STENGER††- says there are about 7 miles under water.] [Arnold police chief Robert SHOCKEY††- says we’re going to lose homes.]

Quijano, Elaine;
Begnaud, David

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