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Mississippi River Flood

Chris Kirkham

Two Towns, Divided By A River, With Drastically Different Fates

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 07.18.2011 | Green

VIDALIA, La. -- Traffic has been swift for weeks along the majestic steel bridge that connects this low-lying river town to its sister city across the...

Laura Gottesdiener

WATCH: As Louisiana Drowns, Texas Is Aflame

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.17.2011 | Green

A battle raged in the backcountry of Western Texas last week. On one side: 35 volunteer firefighters from Brewster County. On the other: two w...

Chris Kirkham

WATCH: Flooded Mississippi Town Prepares For The Worst

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 07.16.2011 | Green

VICKSBURG, MISS. -- As the swollen crest of the Mississippi River makes its way toward Vicksburg, Miss., this week, the town is already on high alert....

WATCH: Mississippi River Floods Take Toll On Poor -- How You Can Help

Posted 07.14.2011 | Impact

On the banks of the river in Vicksburg, Miss., 12 people -- including infants and children -- live in one house. As the Mississippi River continues ...