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Iowa Flood a Huge Blow to Tiny Oakville

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Iowa Flood a Huge Blow to Tiny Oakville

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Iowa Flood a Huge Blow to Tiny Oakville

Iowa Flood a Huge Blow to Tiny Oakville

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A levee break along the Iowa River swamped Oakville, Iowa (population 439). Some worry the town may not recover. Oakville Mayor Benita Grooms discusses the town's prospects with Melissa Block.