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Henry James, left, and Herb Crosby sit on top of a house as they wait for floodwaters to arrive after a levee break in Winfield, Mo. A section of an earthen levee broke this morning, releasing Mississippi River water that officials predicted will "ultimately inundate" part of the small town.

( Jeff Roberson / Associated Press )

Henry James, left, and Herb Crosby sit on top of a house as they wait for floodwaters to arrive after a levee break in Winfield, Mo. A section of an earthen levee broke this morning, releasing Mississippi River water that officials predicted will "ultimately inundate" part of the small town.

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