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Mississippi River floodwaters inundate the pavilion and a play area at Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn., this past March. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Wet, Wild And High: Lakes and Rivers Wreak Havoc Across Midwest, South

Parts of the Mississippi have been above flood stage for months. All of the Great Lakes are at or near record-high levels. It's halting barge traffic, damaging infrastructure and eroding shorelines.

Fundamental Values Nils Frahm
Sunson Nils Frahm
Stereo-X 5:15, Pt. 1 Ammoncontact
Super Eagles & Black Stars Ammoncontact
Geometría Del Universo Colleen

New York Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou talks about the sexual abuse she experienced as a child while explaining her vote for the Child Victims Act at the state Capitol in Albany on Jan. 28, 2019. Hans Pennink/AP hide caption

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Adult Victims Of Childhood Sex Abuse In New York Can Sue Alleged Abusers

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Bless Those Tired Eyes Clem Leek
You're So Very Far Away Clem Leek
Father Sister Berzerker Tobacco
Pink Goo Tobacco
Section 7 Bryce Dessner, So Percussion
Mike Mills Aaron Dessner

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Long A Bastion Of The Left, Tuscany Is Turning Hard Right

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Save ME
Emotion Motion Mokhov

Mississippi River floodwaters inundate the pavilion and a play area at Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn., this past March. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Wet, Wild And High: Lakes And Rivers Wreak Havoc Across Midwest, South

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Turtle Tricks Makaya McCraven
Gnawa Makaya McCraven
Mashita Mansur Brown
Locked Four Tet
You Could Ruin My Day Four Tet
Carnivores Unite Blockhead
Cheap Shoes (Instrumental) Blockhead
2009 Mac Miller

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