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Cairo, Illinois / Floods / The Levee #992948

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 01, 2011
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced. {Note: local Alabama tornado bulletin on screen.}

(Cairo: Chris Bury) The question about blowing up a stretch of the levee to save Cairo, Illinois, while destroying homes and farms by flooding featured; scenes from the dying town and diagrams of the plan shown. [Cairo Mayor Justin CHILDS†- comments on mandating evacuation.] [Army Corps of Engineers Maj. Gen. Mike WALSH†- talks about protecting lives or land.] [Farmer Bill FEEZOR†- worries about the unknowns.]

Muir, David;
Bury, Chris

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