Major Agriculture losses expected in Nebraska

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MORE THAN EIGHT MILLION AMERICANS FACE THE THREAT OF HISTORIC AND CATASTROPHIC FLOODING TODAY.

FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT IN MORE THAN A DOZEN STATES.
THE DISASTER IS BLAMED FOR AT LEAST THREE DEATHS.
   

ABOUT 200 MILES OF LEVEES IN FOUR STATES HAVE ALREADY BEEN BREACHED OR *OVER-TOPPED.*


VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE WILL TOUR THE DAMAGED AREAS IN NEBRASKA TODAY.
THE OMAHA WORLD HERALD REPORTS FLOODING COULD CAUSE NEARLY ONE BILLION DOLLARS IN AGRICULTURAL LOSSES IN NEBRASKA. 
ABOUT ONE IN FOUR JOBS IN THE STATE ARE RELATED TO AGRICULTURE.
THE INDUSTRY GENERATES MORE THAN 21 *BILLION* DOLLARS A YEAR IN NEBRASKA.

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