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By: Catie Leary on Dec. 4, 2009, 8:38 a.m.
Flooding in Venice

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Flooding in Venice

Residents walk through floodwater on Nov. 30 in St. Mark's Square in Venice as water levels top 50 inches. Experts say the severity and frequency of floods is getting worse because silt deposits are raising the floor of the lagoon and because sea levels in general are rising.