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Mississippi rising: Flooding in Memphis and beyond

By: Noel Kirkpatrick on May 11, 2011, 1:07 p.m.
A view of Memphis from the other side of the Mississippi River

Photo: Allen Elliotte/Flickr

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Memphis under water

A view of Memphis from the other side of the Mississippi River. The city didn't hit the record water levels set in 1937, but the damage is extensive, with early estimates at more than $320 million.