Storms Damage Homes, Raise Flood Risk Across South

Storms damage homes, raise flood risk across South

Officials in Drew County are going house-to-house in and around Monticello, Ark., where numerous trees were blown onto trailers ...

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    04/14/2014 - 3:22 pm | View Link
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    01/3/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    11/6/2013 - 12:34 am | View Link
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