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Blowing up Birds Point Levee

Published: Oct. 1, 2019 at 3:28 PM CDT
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(KFVS) - The Heartland typically comes together to save levees, but in 2011 the Army Corps of Engineers intentionally blew one up.

This controversial move sacrificed homes and farmland to rising flood waters in an effort to save communities downstream.

Kathy Sweeney recalled the Birds Point controversy, and the blast warning that never happened.

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