Mississippi floods: Cajun country sacrificed to save cities

Vince Coglianese Contributor
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Now that the Mississippi River’s Morganza floodgates are open, nearly 25,000 people who had chosen the quiet of the Louisiana bayou over the bustle of city life could find their livelihoods threatened.

The Louisiana towns of Krotz Spring, Morgan City and Butte La Rose are most likely to be affected by the influx of floodwater that is expected to submerge the area in the days to come.

Full Story: Mississippi Floods: Spillway Opened to Save New Orleans – ABC News

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