More Residents Evacuate In New Jersey

As the Passaic River in New Jersey threatened to crest to dangerously high levels Tuesday, residents continued to battle the floodwaters that have forced thousands of people to relocate, authorities said.

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    10/20/2014 - 1:59 am | View Link
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    10/19/2014 - 9:15 am | View Link
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    10/19/2014 - 1:48 am | View Link
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    09/17/2014 - 6:29 pm | View Link
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