May 1, 2014 Local authorities were describing the incident at the Pensacola jail as a possible gas explosion. It's not yet clear whether the extensive flooding that has hit the region may have played a role.
A file image shows the flooded Red River separating Moorhead, Minn., (right) from Fargo, March 2010. National Weather Service forecasters say that the chance for major flooding this year is above 90 percent.
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February 22, 2011 It's sandbag season in North Dakota and Minnesota, where communities are banding together to keep the coming spring thaw from overrunning riverbanks and swamping towns. But one town's plan to pay sand-baggers has sparked anger across the river.
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