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Iowa city braces for floods as river expected to crest

(Reuters) - The waters of the Cedar River are expected on Tuesday to hit their highest level in nearly a decade, putting strain on a sprawling network of flood barricades in Iowa's second-largest city of Cedar Rapids.
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