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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Shocking Flood Photos and More

A Boston Globe blog has some absolutely amazing /horrifying photos of the recent storms and floods and resulting devastation in the Midwest ...

To see the rest -- and you should -- CLICK HERE.

The human toll is incalculable, and it's probably worse than we know because sewage, farm chemicals and animal waste infest the flood waters. And as for the market effect ...

Corn, Soybeans Jump Near to Records After U.S. Midwest Floods Damage Crops Corn and soybeans advanced close to their records after floods in the U.S. Midwest damaged some crops, increasing the risk of lower production amid rising global food demand. Wheat and rice also rose.


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