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Floods and Flooding

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  • Watershed group hopes to stop erosion, ease flooding

    Watershed group hopes to stop erosion, ease flooding
    Slogging through the mud, whacking away at weeds, Jeff Weiss and his group of volunteers are in pursuit of worms, shellfish and insects.
  • Man charged in death of toddler found in backpack in creek

    Man charged in death of toddler found in backpack in creek
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man suspected in the death of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found inside a backpack in a central Ohio creek was charged with murder Monday after the toddler's mother agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. Prosecutors and an...

    March 31 Letters: Route 460 plan

    Re: "Road rage," March 29. VDOT claims the Route 460 Preferred Alternative is the most effective because it will increase evacuation capacity to 13,400 vehicles per hour with seven contraflow (reversible) lanes. This will be achieved using three...

    Flood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross danger mark

    Hundreds of Kashmiris in both India and Pakistan moved to higher ground Monday as rain-swollen rivers swamped parts of the disputed Himalayan region placed under an emergency flood alert just six months after some 600 people died in flooding that left the...

    Rise in government insurance rates to mirror rising waters, flood debt

    Rise in government insurance rates to mirror rising waters, flood debt
    At her small beach house that sits in a flood zone, Nancy Loft-Powers worries. The prospect of rising water, she said, isn't what bothers her. It's the expected rise in the cost of her $7,500 yearly flood insurance. "My insurance is more than my...