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8:41 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

Cleanup Underway in Flood-Stricken Areas of Louisville

Some Louisville-area residents have begun assessing and cleaning up flood damage to homes and other property. Authorities say six inches of rain fell on parts of the city over the weekend, prompting dozens of evacuations and rescues from flash flooding in low-lying areas, mainly in south-central Louisville.

MetroSafe officials say they helped more than 80 people escape water that was waist-deep in spots. Some evacuees took shelter at Atherton High School and others in a church.

There were no reports of injuries.

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12:55 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Victims of 2010 Pike County Flood File Lawsuit Against State

Harless Creek resident Janie Caudill holds a picture of her home after flood waters washed it away in July 2010.
Erica Peterson WFPL

Residents in Eastern Kentucky whose homes were flooded in 2010 have filed suit against the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet. They say the flooding was caused by an unreclaimed surface mine site, and the state allowed the mine operator to violate the law.

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