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Gerald Herbert | published: May 22, 2011

A street sign is seen in floodwaters from the rising Mississippi River in St. Francisville, La., where a dozen homes and businesses, and several camps, were flooded, Friday, May 20, 2011. Residents were leaving in the face of a mandatory evacuation order set to kick in on Saturday as Mississippi River water flowing through the Morganza spillway is expected to reach communities in the Atchafalaya Basin.



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