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Michigan flooding forces thousands to flee, threatens chemical plant

Reuters Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Rising floodwaters unleashed by two dam failures submerged parts of the central Michigan town of Midland on Wednesday, displacing thousands of residents and threatening to inundate a Dow Chemical Co plant in the riverfront city.
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Rising floodwaters displaced thousands of Michigan residents on Wednesday. According to Reuters, the raging waters were unleashed by two dam failures. The rising water submerged parts of the town of Midland and was spreading to a Dow Chemical Co plant in the city. Parts of the small town of...

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