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Flooding in Venice Threatens Homes, Businesses

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Flooding in Venice Threatens Homes, Businesses

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Flooding in Venice Threatens Homes, Businesses

Flooding in Venice Threatens Homes, Businesses

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A combination of rains and high tides is once again threatening the "floating city" of Venice, Italy. But as NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports, some Venetians also feel that the soul of the city is also under attack — young people are leaving, and the city is almost entirely dependent on tourism.