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PBS NewsHour | 100,000 in Pa., N.Y. Forced to Evacuate as Floodwaters Rise | PBS

Duration: 08:47
Program: PBS NewsHour #10150
Broadcast Date: Sep. 8, 2011

Emergency officials ordered 100,000 residents to move away from rising rivers in Pennsylvania and New York on Thursday, after downpours turned even peaceful waterways into potentially dangerous torrents. Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Mayor Thomas Leighton told Jeffrey Brown "we won't relax until people are back in their homes."

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Post Date: September 8, 2011