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Mississippi Residents Still Recovering 2 Months After Flood

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. — Frances Ivonne Brensdal woke up June 7 to find her Olive Branch home flooded after a night of record rainfall, which left her family and others displaced. She didn’t even know it was raining. “My neighbor …

Fire Forces 50 to Evacuate North Dakota Pumpkin Patch

Authorities say about 50 people were evacuated from part of a Bismarck pumpkin farm after fire broke out in some hay bales. Firefighters were called to Papa’s Pumpkin Patch about 5 p.m. Friday. Officials say the fire was under control …

Switzerland Calls Up Army to Help Flooded Towns

Authorities in Switzerland have called in the army to help evacuate people and livestock from villages cut off by heavy flooding in the Alps. The Defense Ministry said Tuesday that soldiers have been deployed to the Bernese Highlands south of …

Residents Near North Carolina Fire Evacuated

Residents near the Onslow and Pender county line are being evacuated on a voluntary basis as a wildfire spreads. The Sun Journal of New Bern reported Thursday that the fire has burned 20,000 acres. Fire officials say the wildfire started …