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Nation's Levees May Need Overhaul

Numerous levees have already failed to hold back floodwaters in parts of the Midwest this week. The federal government says many more are likely to be topped. Engineering experts agree the nation's levee system needs a second look.

Adriene Hill of Chicago Public Radio reports.

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Adriene Hill