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Floodwaters carve deadly trail of destructionupdated: Thu May 19 2011 21:53:00

The overflowing Mississippi River dealt anguish to its namesake state Thursday, reaching a historic height at Vicksburg, sending backwater up the Yazoo River, which has swallowed a home owned by the governor, and claiming the life of a 69-year-old man.

Family versus floodupdated: Thu May 19 2011 21:53:00

A century-old family business fights the flood of a century. David Mattingly reports.

Death linked to Mississippi floodingupdated: Thu May 19 2011 10:29:00

A 69-year-old man died after being pulled from floodwater in Warren County, Mississippi, the county coroner said Thursday. It is the first reported death linked to the flooding in that state.

River cresting ahead of schedule at Vicksburg with record levelupdated: Wed May 18 2011 22:22:00

The flood-swollen Mississippi River was cresting at Vicksburg Wednesday night, hours earlier than anticipated but at a record level of 57 feet, according to the National Weather Service.

CNN anchor stands chest deep in waterupdated: Wed May 18 2011 22:22:00

CNN's John King stands chest deep in floodwater in Butte LaRose, Louisiana, where water is intentionally being diverted.

Boat tour of Mississippi floodingupdated: Tue May 17 2011 21:45:00

CNN's Martin Savidge takes a boat tour of the flooding in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

First bay of Louisiana spillway opens, in attempt to lower river levelupdated: Sat May 14 2011 20:58:00

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the first of potentially several bays of the Morganza spillway on Saturday afternoon, a move intended to spare some areas from severe flooding while redirecting water into others.

Jindal: Morganza Spillway could open as early as Saturdayupdated: Fri May 13 2011 21:19:00

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could open the Morganza Spillway as early as Saturday, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Friday.

Flood, disasters punish South, but locals say region shall rise againupdated: Thu May 12 2011 07:52:00

One by one, disasters have battered the Deep South in recent years: Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, horrific tornadoes, the Gulf oil spill and now a flood of biblical proportions on the Mississippi River.

Planting 'something new' in Mississippiupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 15:05:00

With her weight-loss challenge, Shape Up Vicksburg, Linda Fondren is helping her Mississippi hometown banish the bulge.

Helping her hometown slim downupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 15:05:00

Olympian Apolo Anton Ohno introduces Linda Fondren, who is helping her Mississippi hometown win its battle of the bulge.

Shaping up a city in the nation's fattest stateupdated: Thu Aug 05 2010 18:49:00

When Mary Washington died in 2006 at the age of 54, she carried 260 pounds on her 4-foot-11-inch frame.

CNN Hero: Linda Fondrenupdated: Thu Aug 05 2010 18:49:00

With her weight-loss challenge "Shape Up Vicksburg," Linda Fondren is helping her Mississippi hometown banish the bulge.

Are men programmed to cheat?updated: Tue Dec 08 2009 17:59:00

HLN's Joy Behar talks with comedian Nick DiPaolo about what makes men like Tiger Woods cheat on their wives.

Time.com: 18 Hurt in La. Barge Collisionupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 10:00:00

A boat carrying state prison employees collided with a barge on the swollen Mississippi River upstream from Baton Rouge on Sunday, injuring 18 people

Twister caught on cameraupdated: Sat Apr 05 2008 18:30:00

A dashboard camera sees a tornado fly by.

Severe weather sweeps across Southeastupdated: Fri Apr 04 2008 18:05:00

Strong winds and possible tornadoes roared across southern Mississippi on Friday, shredding roofs and slamming trees and power poles into homes and businesses.

SI.com: Austin Murphy: My own long ride up a mountain stageupdated: Fri Jul 27 2007 05:08:00

Friday's flat stage was snatched by Sandy Casar, a Frenchman riding for Francaise des Jeux. It was one of those long, flat hauls that set up well for a breakaway by a group of Nothing Burgers -- a colleague's expression for riders who've taken up residence in the southern reaches of the general classification.

Army probes whether GIs broke military codeupdated: Fri Oct 15 2004 17:37:00

The U.S. military said Friday it is investigating whether members of a reservist unit in Iraq broke military code when they failed to follow orders to take part in a dangerous refueling mission.

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