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Levees Hold Back Cresting Mississippi River

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Walls and levees held back the cresting Mississippi River on Sunday as requests for government aid poured in from homeowners and businesses swamped by the worst Midwest flooding in 15 years.

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Hopes Fade for Philippine Ferry Victims

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Rescuers held little hope on Monday of finding some 800 people missing from a capsized ferry in the Philippines, as divers prepared to drill into the ship's hull in the hope of finding survivors in air pockets.

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Philippines Rescuers May Bore Hole in Ferry

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Rescuers in the Philippines may bore a hole in a ferry capsized by a deadly typhoon in a desperate attempt to find survivors among more than 800 missing passengers and crew, an official said Monday.

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Storm Reports

Updated: 06/23/2008 - Click here for storm reports across Kansas.

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No Individual Federal Aid for Storm Victims, Low-Interest Loans Still an Option

Posted: 06/20/2008 - Recent tornadoes didn't do damage that reached FEMA's required level for individual emergency assistance, according to the Adjutant General's office. State officials say they'll work to provide low-interest SBA loans to repair homes and personal property in Riley and Dickinson counties.

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Flood Plain Will Affect Chapman Rebuilding

Updated: 06/20/2008 - Federal government rules for development in flood plain are raising concerns over whether residents impacted by a June 11th tornado would be able to rebuild. Much of the damage was in an area of town that's in a flood plain.

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